) is an oral nitrofuran antibiotic
used to treat colitis
. It is sold under the brand names Ambatrol, Antinal, Bacifurane, Nifrozid, Ercefuryl, Endiex (CZ, SK, PL) and Septidiaryl. It is sold in capsule form and also as a suspension.
Maurice Claude Ernest Carron patented the drug in the United States in 1966 . Subsequent patents issued to Germano Cagliero of Marxer S.p.A describe the use of nifuroxazide as an antibiotic used to treat livestock.