Alinia treats diarrhea caused by certain protozoa infections. Take with food.
Alinia is a prescription medication used to treat diarrhea in children and adults caused by certain protozoa. Alinia belongs to a group of drugs called antiprotozoal agents. These work by inhibiting the growth of the protozoa that cause diarrhea.
This medication comes as a suspension (liquid) and tablet to take by mouth and is taken every 12 hours with food.
Common side effects of Alinia include stomach pain, diarrhea, headache, and nausea.
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Uses of Alinia
Alinia is a prescription medication used to treat diarrhea in children and adults that is caused by certain protozoa Cryptosporidium parvum or Giardia lamblia.
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
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