PAROMOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule)

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PAROMOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule) Drug and Prescription Information

PAROMOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule)

PAROMOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule) Medication Classification


PAROMOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule) Brandname


PAROMOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule) is used for the Treatment

Paromomycin (par-oh-moe-MYE-sin) Treats infections caused by a parasite in your stomach or bowels.Belongs to a class of drugs called aminoglycoside antibiotics.

When To Not Use PAROMOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to paromomycin. You should not use this medicine if you have a blockage in your bowels.

How Should You Use PAROMOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule)


  • Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to take and how often.
  • This medicine should be taken on a regular schedule. Keep taking the medicine for as long as your doctor ordered, even if you feel better. If you stop taking the medicine too soon, your infection may not completely go away.
  • You may take this medicine with food or after a meal.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Take the missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper PAROMOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule) Storage

Store PAROMOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep PAROMOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using PAROMOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

PAROMOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you have stomach or bowel problems (such as ulcerative colitis) or myasthenia gravis before taking paromomycin.

PAROMOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Severe on-going diarrhea
  • Hearing loss, ringing, or pressure in your ears
  • Urinating less than one cup in a day
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Nausea, stomach cramps
  • Mild diarrhea
  • Itching around your rectum

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PAROMOMYCIN (Oral) (Capsule)

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