PAROMOMYCIN is a Schedule H drug.
Paromomycin is an antibiotic that fights bacteria.Paromomycin is used to treat certain intestinal infections. Paromomycin is also used to treat certain liver problems.It works by killing sensitive bacteria. This medication is poorly absorbed into the blood so it will not work for infections outside of the intestines.Paromomycin may also be used along with a special diet to treat a certain serious brain problemIt will not work for viral infections Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.


PAROMOMYCIN is generally used to treat: Cryptosporidiosis, Leishmaniasis
PAROMOMYCIN can address symptoms like: Weight Loss (unintentional), Fever, Right Side Abdomen Muscle Cramps Or Spasms (painful), Bloody Or Red Colored Stools, Loss Of Appetite, Fatigue (tiredness)

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Check with your Doctor first

How Do I Take It?

PAROMOMYCIN is generally taken With Food.
Route of Administration: Oral


  • Do not have any immunizations/vaccinations while using this medication.
  • Avoid long-term use of this drug; otherwise it will cause secondary infection.
  • You should not use paromomycin if you are allergic to it.
  • Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take paromomycin in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
  • Use this medication for the full prescribed length of time.
  • Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

Common Side-Effects

PAROMOMYCIN : Heartburn, Diarrhoea, Abdomen Stomach Cramps, Nausea, Vomit, Loss Of Appetite

Rare Side-Effects

PAROMOMYCIN : Skin Rash, Itchy Skin, Hearing Loss, Dizziness, Head Headache, Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs), Difficulty Breathing

Disease Interactions

PAROMOMYCIN can interfere with: Intestinal Obstruction, Colitis, Ulcerative Colitis

Technical Classification

PAROMOMYCIN is categorized as:

Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

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