Doxycycline + Tinidazole

Information about Doxycycline + Tinidazole

Doxycycline + Tinidazole Uses

Doxycycline+Tinidazole is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How Doxycycline + Tinidazole works

Doxycycline + Tinidazole is a combination of two antibiotics: Doxycycline and Tinidazole. Doxycycline stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Tinidazole kills bacteria and other infectious microorganisms by damaging the DNA.

Common side effects of Doxycycline + Tinidazole

Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion, Stomach pain, Dizziness, Tiredness, Headache, Dryness in mouth, Metallic taste, Photosensitivity
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Expert advice for Doxycycline + Tinidazole

  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it while you are sitting or standing, to prevent any throat irritation. Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking medicine.
  • It may cause dizziness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Doxycycline + Tinidazole affects you.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Avoid excessive sun exposure and use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors.

Frequently asked questions for Doxycycline + Tinidazole

Doxycycline + Tinidazole

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Doxycycline+Tinidazole as soon 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 Doxycycline+Tinidazole when I feel better?

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

Q. What if I don't get better after using Doxycycline+Tinidazole?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I drink milk while taking Doxycycline+Tinidazole?

No, you should avoid using milk and milk products while taking Doxycycline+Tinidazole. Consuming dairy products along with Doxycycline+Tinidazole can decrease its absorption from the stomach, which may lead to inadequate affect of this medicine.

Q. Why it is harmful to drink alcohol while using Doxycycline+Tinidazole?

Alcohol should be strictly avoided while taking Doxycycline+Tinidazole and for at least 3 days after completely stopping the medicine. Drinking alcohol can cause an unpleasant reaction (Disulfuram reaction) with symptoms such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, flushing or redness of the face.

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