Tinidazole

 

 

General English name: Tinidazole

Brand: Fasigyn

Application: To treat infection and to prevent infection before surgery

 

 

Tinidazole Pharmaceutical Forms

Tinidazole Drug Information

The correct amount and method of taking Tinidazole

Contraindications to tinidazole

Tinidazole during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of Tinidazole on driving

Tinidazole drug interaction

Tinidazole Warning

Side effects of tinidazole

Side effects of Tinidazole overdose (Tinidazole poisoning)

Storage conditions of Tinidazole

 

 

 

 

Tinidazole Pharmaceutical Forms

Tablet

 

Tinidazole Drug Information

Tinidazole tablets are used to treat a variety of infections caused by a variety of anaerobic bacteria and microorganisms (protozoa). These organisms often cause infections in areas of the body such as the gums, pelvis, and abdomen because they do not need oxygen to grow and multiply. It is also prescribed before gynecological surgery and bowel surgery to prevent infection. People who are allergic to penicillin can take tinidazole.

Tinidazole tablets are sometimes prescribed as part of treatment to kill Helicobacter pylori (the cause of stomach ulcers).

 

The correct amount and method of taking Tinidazole

Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get information about the drug and its possible side effects.

The dose and amount of Tinidazole varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised. The dose of medicine you are given depends on the type of infection you have. As a guide, taking one dose of four pills at a time is sufficient for most vaginal or dental infections in adults.

For other bacterial infections, you may be asked to complete a course of treatment that can take up to seven days.

Continue to take the pill every day until the end of the course (unless your doctor stops your medication earlier). This is because if your symptoms are over, your symptoms may come back.

Take tinidazole regularly and at a set time (with a meal) with some water.

If you forget to take your daily dose at the right time but soon forget, take the medicine; But if you remember when the next dose is near the hour, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.

 

Contraindications to tinidazole

Pay attention to the expiration date of tinidazole and do not take it if your medicine has expired.

Never give Tinidazole to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with tinidazole, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

Do not drink alcohol with tinidazole, avoid alcohol for 72 hours after taking tinidazole.

 

Tinidazole during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Tinidazole during pregnancy may be dangerous for the fetus.

 

The effect of Tinidazole on driving

Tinidazole can not cause symptoms such as drowsiness, you should not avoid driving while taking this drug.

 

Tinidazole drug interaction

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Some medications that may interact with tinidazole include: alcohol-containing medications (such as cough and cold syrups, after-shave solutions), medications containing propylene glycol, lupinavir / ritonavir solution, lithium.

If you have been taking disulfiram for the last two weeks, do not take tinidazole.

Although most antibiotics are unlikely to affect pregnancy control, antibiotics such as rifampin, rifabutin reduce the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptives such as pills, patches, or rings. Consult your doctor before using antibiotics

Tinidazole may interfere with certain tests and cause erroneous results. Tell the lab staff that you have used this medicine before the test.

 

Tinidazole Warning

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking tinidazole:

  • If you are pregnant, planning to have a baby, or if you are breast-feeding.
  • If you drink a lot of alcohol.
  • If you have porphyria blood disease.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.

 

Side effects of tinidazole

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

Feeling sick, nausea and indigestion: Eat simple foods and avoid high-fat and spicy foods.

Diarrhea

Headache

Loss of appetite: This is transient, try to eat your favorite foods during this period.

Burning and itching of the skin (hives)

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of Tinidazole.

 

Side effects of Tinidazole overdose (Tinidazole poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of Tinidazole

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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