Protobid 500mg Tablet

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Iatros Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Protobid 500mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Bacterial infections, Parasitic infections
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Alcohol
41.9
₹4.19/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Protobid Tablet

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Uses of Protobid Tablet

Protobid 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and parasitic infections.
It is used in infections of the brain, reproductive system, gastrointestinal tract, skin, vagina, and other areas of the body.
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Side effects of Protobid Tablet

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

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How to use Protobid Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Protobid 500mg Tablet with food.

How Protobid Tablet works

Protobid 500mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

In Depth Information on Protobid Tablet

Expert advice for Protobid Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and a metallic taste in the mouth.
  • If you are using Protobid in a high dose or for a prolonged time, there is a risk of more side effects, like nerve damage.
  • You should not drink alcohol during or for 48 hours after treatment. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache if you take it together.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Protobid 500mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Protobid 500mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, i
ncreased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Protobid 500mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Protobid 500mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.

If a single dose of Protobid 500mg Tablet is used, it is recommended to hold breastfeeding for 12-24 hours to allow the removal of the drug.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Protobid 500mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or gives you problems with coordination or sensation (e.g. numbness or weakness). This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
SAFE
Protobid 500mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Protobid 500mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
Protobid 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wi
th liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Protobid 500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Tinidazole, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Protobid 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Tinidazole

Protobid is an antibiotic/anti-protozoal/anti-amoebic drug. It is not a sulfa drug
No. Protobid 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
Yes. Protobid 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
Protobid is effective in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. But it is not used for treatment of UTI
Prolonged use of Protobid may cause candida or yeast infections. There is no evidence of Protobid causing cancer. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Yes. Protobid is used to treat Chlamydial infections, but is not effective for treating a urinary tract infection
There is no evidence of Protobid affecting birth control. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a secondary birth control measure while taking Protobid.
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