Aloe Polysaccharide and Iodoquinol

Aloe Polysaccharide and Iodoquinol Brand Names- Aloquin | QUINJA

What is Aloe Polysaccharide and Iodoquinol

Aloe polysaccharide and iodoquinol are used together in a topical preparation to treat skin infections and eczema.

Iodoquinol is used for its antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-eczematous effects.

Aloe polysaccharide; iodoquinol was approved by the FDA in 2009 for the treatment of a variety of dermatological conditions 

Indications

  • atopic dermatitis
  • contact dermatitis
  • dermatitis
  • eczema
  • Entamoeba histolytica
  • folliculitis
  • impetigo
  • lichen simplex
  • otitis externa
  • pruritus
  • pyoderma
  • tinea capitis
  • tinea corporis
  • tinea cruris
  • tinea pedis

Side Effects

  1. abdominal pain
  2. chills
  3. diarrhea
  4. fever
  5. hair discoloration
  6. headache
  7. nausea
  8. pruritus
  9. skin discoloration
  10. urticaria
  11. vertigo
  12. vomiting

Monitoring Parameters

  • laboratory monitoring not necessary

Contraindications

  • breast-feeding
  • children
  • goiter
  • Graves’ disease
  • hyperthyroidism
  • hypothyroidism
  • infants
  • iodine hypersensitivity
  • iodoquinol hypersensitivity
  • neonates
  • phenylketonuria
  • pregnancy
  • thyroid disease

Interactions

There are no drug interactions associated with Aloe Polysaccharide; Iodoquinol products.

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