Protobid Plus Tablet

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Primarily used for

Nutritional deficiencies, Abdominal Pain, Parasitic worm infections
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₹5.9/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Protobid Plus Tablet

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Uses of Methylpolysiloxane

Methylpolysiloxane is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.
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How to use Methylpolysiloxane

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.

How Protobid Plus Tablet works

Methylpolysiloxane provides essential nutrients.
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Uses of Dicyclomine

Dicyclomine is used in the treatment of abdominal pain.
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Side effects of Dicyclomine

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Nausea, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Dry mouth, Nervousness, Weakness.

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How to use Dicyclomine

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.

How Protobid Plus Tablet works

Dicyclomine works by relaxing the muscles in your stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms). In doing this, it relieves cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort.
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Uses of Diloxanide

Diloxanide is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections and intestinal amoebiasis.
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Side effects of Diloxanide

Common

Nausea, Headache, Abdominal pain, Hair loss, Vomiting, Abnormal liver function tests, Fever, Dizziness, Vertigo.

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How to use Diloxanide

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.

How Protobid Plus Tablet works

Diloxanide belongs to the class of medications called luminal amoebicide. It acts inside the bowel (lumen of the bowel) to kill the infection causing amoeba..
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Uses of Tinidazole

Tinidazole 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 Tinidazole

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

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How to use Tinidazole

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.

How Protobid Plus Tablet works

Tinidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

In Depth Information on Protobid Plus Tablet

Expert advice for Dicyclomine

  • This medication may impair your thinking or alertness. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
  • Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Dicyclomine can decrease your sweating, which can lead to heat stroke in a hot environment.
  • Avoid taking alcohol as it can increase certain side effects of dicyclomine.
  • Stop using dicyclomine and call your doctor right away if you have serious side effects such as confusion, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior, fast or uneven heart rate, or if you urinate less than usual or not at all.

Expert advice for Diloxanide

  • Do not drive or operate machinery as you may feel dizzy after taking diloxanide.
  • Contact your doctor immediately if you experience signs of an allergic reaction such as reddening of skin, itching, difficulty in breathing or swelling.
  • Do not stop diloxanide treatment suddenly as it is important to finish the full course of this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Expert advice for Tinidazole

  • 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 Tinidazole 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Protobid Plus Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Protobid Plus Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).

Protobid Plus Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Protobid Plus 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
No information is available on the use of Protobid Plus Tabl
et during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Protobid Plus 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
There is limited information available on the use of Protobi
d Plus Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Protobid Plus Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Protobid Plus Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dicyclomine

Q. Is Dicyclomine safe?
Dicyclomine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Dicyclomine gluten free?
Dicyclomine active drug does not contain gluten. Read the label instruction of the brands your doctor prescribes you, for gluten content
Q. Is Dicyclomine an over-the-counter medicine?
Dicyclomine is available over-the-counter. However, always consult your doctor before taking dicyclomine for your disease
Q. Does dicyclomine help nausea?
Dicyclomine is not known to relieve nausea. Nausea is a common side effect of dicyclomine.
Q. Does dicyclomine help constipation or trigger constipation?
Dicyclomine may cause constipation
Q. Is dicyclomine an opiate/steroid/antacid/NSAID/benzodiazepine?
Dicyclomine is not an opiate, steroid, or an antacid. It is neither a NSAID not a benzodiazepine
Q. Is dicyclomine a muscle relaxer?
Yes, dicyclomine is a smooth muscle relaxant. It has a direct effect on muscles of the stomach and intestine. It does not relax the skeletal/voluntary muscles
Q. Can I take dicyclomine for diarrhea?
Dicyclomine has no known effects in treating diarrhea
Q. Can I take dicyclomine for menstrual cramps?
Dicyclomine mainly acts on the smooth muscles of the intestine. Hence, it is used to relieve cramps or spasms of the stomach and intestines (gut). It is not known whether it can be used for menstrual cramps
Q. Does dicyclomine cause constipation?
Dicyclomine may cause constipation
Q. Does dicyclomine make you drowsy?
Dicyclomine may cause drowsiness and make you feel sleepy
Q. Does dicyclomine cause hair loss?
Dicyclomine does not have hair loss as a known side-effect
Q. Can I take dicyclomine with Advil (ibuprofen)/ amoxicillin/ Pepto (bismuth subsalicylate)/ tramadol/ Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ oxycodone/ Tylenol (paracetamol)?
There are no known serious drug interactions between dicyclomine and Advil (ibuprofen)/ amoxicillin/ Pepto (bismuth subsalicylate)/ Tramadol/ Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ oxycodone/ Tylenol (paracetamol). Dicyclomine is often available in combination with pain killers like paracetamol Consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on dicyclomine.
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Frequently asked questions for Diloxanide

Q. Is Diloxanide furoate an antibiotic?
Yes. Diloxanide furoate or Diloxanide is luminal amoebicidal agent used in the treatment of infections of the intestine caused by amoeba (a type of organism)
Q. Is Diloxanide furoate banned?
Diloxanide furoate or Diloxanide is banned by the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA)
Q. What is Diloxanide furoate?
Diloxanide furoate or Diloxanide belongs to the class of medications called luminal amoebicide that acts inside the intestine to kill infection causing amoeba (a type of organism)
Q. What is it used for?
It is used alone or along with medications (metronidazole and tinidazole) for the treatment of long-term or severe infection of the intestine caused by amoeba (chronic or acute intestinal amoebiasis).
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Frequently asked questions for Tinidazole

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.
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