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Diloxanide + Tinidazole

Information about Diloxanide + Tinidazole

Diloxanide + Tinidazole Uses

Diloxanide+Tinidazole is used in the treatment of diarrhea and dysentery.

How Diloxanide + Tinidazole works

Diloxanide + Tinidazole is a combination of two medicines: Diloxanide and Tinidazole. Diloxanide is an amoebicide. It works inside the large intestine to kill the infection causing amoeba (parasites). Tinidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

Common side effects of Diloxanide + Tinidazole

Nausea, Headache, Dryness in mouth, Metallic taste, Flatulence
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Expert advice for Diloxanide + Tinidazole

  • Diloxanide + Tinidazole should be taken with food at the same time every day.
  • It is advisable to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water to overcome the side effects.
  • Do not skip doses and finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may increase your risk of further infection.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as medicine can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol during or for 2-3 days after treatment with this medicine. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing, and headache.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.

Frequently asked questions for Diloxanide + Tinidazole

Diloxanide + Tinidazole

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Diloxanide+Tinidazole as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. Can I stop taking Diloxanide+Tinidazole when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Diloxanide+Tinidazole and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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