TINCIDE 500MG TABLET

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Composition FOR TINCIDE 500mg tablet

Tinidazole(500mg)

food interaction for TINCIDE tablet

alcohol interaction for TINCIDE tablet

pregnancy interaction for TINCIDE tablet

lactation interaction for TINCIDE tablet

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Tincide 500mg tablet with food.
Tincide 500mg tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
UNSAFE
Tincide 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR TINCIDE 500mg tablet

Tinidazole(500mg)

Tincide tablet uses

Tincide 500mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used in infections of the brain, reproductive system, gastrointestinal tract, skin, vagina, and other areas of the body.

How tincide tablet works

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

Common side effects of tincide tablet

Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

SUBSTITUTES FOR TINCIDE tablet

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  • FASIGYN 500MG TABLET
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    Pfizer Ltd
    Rs. 8.46/tablet
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    Rs. 3.48/tablet
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    Morepen Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 5.60/tablet
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  • TINAMIDE 500MG TABLET
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    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 1.02/tablet
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    Rs. 10.25
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Expert advice FOR TINCIDE tablet

  • 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).
Do not take the medicine:
  • 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.
Consult your doctor if you are taking any prescription drugs, especially drugs used for thinning of blood such as warfarin.

Frequently asked questions FOR TINCIDE 500mg tablet

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
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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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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)