food interaction for HELIGO
alcohol interaction for HELIGO
pregnancy interaction for HELIGO
lactation interaction for HELIGO
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION for HELIGO
How it works
Common side effects
How it works
Common side effects
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for HELIGO
- PYLOKIT KIT(1 kit in packet)Cipla LtdRs. 84/kitRs. 84pay 566% more per kit
- Dr. M. K. SinghMBBS, MD
- Dr. Prabhat Kumar JhaMBBS, MD
- Dr. Ashutosh ShuklaMBBS, MD, Diploma, Fellowship
- Dr. Joy ChakrabortyMBBS, MD
- Dr. P. R. AryanMBBS, Diploma
Expert advice for HELIGO
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel dizzy or numb after taking tinidazole.
- Do not drink alcohol while you are taking this medication and for 3 days afterwards. Alcohol may cause an upset stomach, vomiting, stomach cramps, headaches, sweating, and flushing (redness of the face).
- If you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
- If you have blood disorders at present or in the past.
- If you have brain diseases such as epilepsy (fits).
- If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
Frequently asked questions for HELIGO
Q.Is tinidazole or Fasigyn an antibiotic/sulfa drug?
Tinidazole is an antibiotic/anti-protozoal/anti-amoebic drug. It is not a sulfa drug
Q.Is tinidazole available or sold over the counter?
No. Tinidazole is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Q.Is tinidazole the same as metronidazole/Flagyl?
Tinidazole is different from metronidazole (also called as Flagyl). However, both of them belong to the same class of drugs
Q.Is tinidazole/Fasigyn safe?
Yes. Tinidazole is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q.What are Tiniba and Fasigyn used for?
Tiniba and Fasigyn are brand names of tinidazole available in the market. They are used for the same indications as tinidazole
Q.Can I take tinidazole with fluconazole/Tylenol/ibuprofen?
Tinidazole can be taken with fluconazole/Tylenol (paracetamol)/ibuprofen only if prescribed by your doctor
Q.Does tinidazole cure bacterial vaginosis and UTI?
Tinidazole is effective in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. But it is not used for treatment of UTI
Q.Does tinidazole cause yeast infections/diarrhea/cancer?
Prolonged use of tinidazole may cause candida or yeast infections. There is no evidence of tinidazole causing cancer. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q.Does tinidazole treat Chlamydial or urinary tract infections?
Yes. Tinidazole is used to treat Chlamydial infections, but is not effective for treating a urinary tract infection
Q.Does tinidazole affect birth control?
There is no evidence of tinidazole affecting birth control. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a secondary birth control measure while taking tinidazole.
Q.Is clarithromycin a penicillin, antibiotic, or a fluoroquinolone?
Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic, not a penicillin or fluoroquinolone
Q.Is clarithromycin safe?
Clarithromycin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q.Can I take clarithromycin for bacterial vaginosis, tooth infection, bladder infection, acne and cystitis?
Clarithromycin can be used to treat bacterial vaginosis unless resistance has not been developed against clindamycin or any macrolide antibiotic (clarithromycin, azithromycin, etc.)
Q.Is clarithromycin gluten free or contain sulfa?
Clarithromycin is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use. Clarithromycin is not a sulfa drug/does not contain sulpha
Q.Can I take clarithromycin with amoxicillin, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omeprazole, metronidazole or Nyquil?
Yes clarithromycin can be taken with amoxicillin, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omeprazole, metronidazole or Nyquil. Always consult your physician before use
Q.Does clarithromycin cause drowsiness, insomnia, or thrush?
Clarithromycin does not cause drowsiness when taken as prescribed. But, it may cause insomnia (sleeplessness) and thrush (infection of mouth caused by candida fungus)
Q.Does clarithromycin affect birth control?
When taken with birth control pills, clarithromycin does not affect birth control.
Q.Is lansoprazole/ prevacid the same as omeprazole or pantoprazole?
Prevacid is the brand name of lansoprazole. Lansoprazole, omeprazole and pantoprazole belong to a group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors and are used to reduce acid content of the stomach. They treat the same kind of diseases, but are used in different doses and dosage forms. Please consult your doctor for the most appropriate medicine for you
Q.Is lansoprazole an antibiotic?
Lansoprazole is not an antibiotic. It belongs to group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors and is used to reduce acid content of the stomach, and the diseases associated with excessive acid production. It may however, be used in combination with antibiotics for treating certain types of stomach and gut ulcers
Q.Is lansoprazole available over the counter?
Yes, lansoprazole available over the counter
Q.Is lansoprazole gluten free?
Yes, lansoprazole is gluten free. However, please refer to the information available on the tablet strip for contents of individual brands
Q.Is lansoprazole generic?
Yes, It is available in the generic form
Q.Is lansoprazole dangerous?
Lansoprazole is a safe drug when taken at doses and for a duration prescribed by your doctor. It has certain side-effects, the commonest one being headache, dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, stomach ache, constipation, vomiting, gas, dry mouth or throat, liver toxicity, rash due to allergy, itching, rash, unusual tiredness. Long term use can cause weakness and fracture of bones
Q.Can I take lansoprazole for heartburn?
Yes lansoprazole is used for heartburn
Q.Can I take lansoprazole forever/ how long can I take lansoprazole for/ can you take lansoprazole for life?
If you take lansoprazole for longer duration (more than a year) your doctor will probably keep you under regular surveillance, as long term use can cause thinning, weakening and fracture of bones. Take lansopraxole only at the dose and for duration advised by your doctor and report any new and exceptional symptoms and circumstances
Q.Can you take lansoprazole for IBS?
Lansoprazole may be one of the medicines given for symptomatic relief of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome
Q.Is lansoprazole a vesicant?
No, lansoprazole is not a vesicant
Q.Can I take lansoprazole with amoxicillin/ naproxen/ citalopram/ sertraline/ ciprofloxacin/ doxycycline/ ramipril/ gabapentin/ Gaviscon?
Lansoprazole may interfere with the absorption of amoxicillin/ maproxen/ citalopram/sertraline/ ciprofloxacin/ doxycycline/ ramipril/ gabapentin from the gut. Maintain sufficient gap if these medicines are to be taken together. Gaviscon and lansoprazole are not to be taken together, as Gaviscon interferes with the action of lansoprazole. Please consult your doctor before taking other medicines along with lansoprazole
Q.Does lansoprazole cause hair loss or dry mouth or make you tired?
Yes. All these are side effects of lansoprazole
Q.Does lansoprazole make you burp?
No, lansoprazole dose not make you burp
Q.Does lansoprazole make you hungry?
No, lansoprazole does not make you hungry
Q.Does lansoprazole cause cancer?
No, lansoprazole does not cause cancer.