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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Diiodohydroxyquin (Overview)

Diiodohydroxyquin is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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Why take two oral iodoquinol tablets?

Why take two oral iodoquinol tablets?

Parasites: The question is incomplete. I assume you were tested and advised to take iodoquinol tablets as treatement for diarrhea. If that is the case, your doctor is concerned about ameba, a parasite, causing your diarrhea. You should feel better soon. The medication has other uses, without more information it is hard to comment. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
3 doctors shared insights

Diiodohydroxyquin (Overview)

Diiodohydroxyquin is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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Why take two oral iodoquinol tablets?

Parasites: The question is incomplete. I assume you were tested and advised to take iodoquinol tablets as treatement for diarrhea. If that is the case, your doctor is concerned about ameba, a parasite, causing your diarrhea. You should feel better soon. The medication has other uses, without more information it is hard to comment. ...Read more

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Do you need a prescription to get yodoxin or diodoquin or iodoquinol?

Do you need a prescription to get yodoxin or diodoquin or iodoquinol?

Yes: These are all different names for the same drug, and it would require a prescription if it were commercially available. However, it is *not* available in the United States. Diodoquin is a prescription brand name in Canada, and it may be available there. ...Read more

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I burned my face with a match (2nd degree). Dermatologist says to use a hydrocortisone+iodoquinol cream; GP says to use Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine). What should I use?

I burned my face with a match (2nd degree). Dermatologist says to use a hydrocortisone+iodoquinol cream; GP says to use Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine). What should I use?

SECOND DEGREE BURN: SECOND DEGREE BURN, is when the injury cause burning if the skin and blistering. You need to be reexamined and the severity assessed . I usually will start a topical antibiotic like SILVADENE and an oral antibiotic like CEFTIN (cefuroxime). Depending on severity a consult with a BURN SPECIALIST OR PLASTIC SURGEON MAY BE WARRANTED. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Iodoquinol (Definition)

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Yodoxin (Definition)

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