Q. What is Timentin 3.1 Injection used for?
Timentin 3.1 Injection is a combination of two medicines used to treat various types of bacterial infections such as urinary tract infections, bone and joint infections, stomach infections and skin infections. It fights against the infection by killing the microorganisms which cause bacterial infections.
Q. Is it safe to use Timentin 3.1 Injection?
Timentin 3.1 Injection is safe to use when taken as advised by the doctor. However, some patients, it may cause common side effects like diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, rash, allergic reaction, etc. If you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine, inform your doctor as soon as possible.
Q. How is Timentin 3.1 Injection administered?
Timentin 3.1 Injection should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Timentin 3.1 Injection.
Q. Are there any specific cautions associated with the use of Timentin 3.1 Injection?
The use of Timentin 3.1 Injection is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to penicillins or any other ingredient of the medicine. It should not be used in patients with a history of liver disease. Therefore, inform your doctor if you are allergic to any medicines.
Q. Can the use of Timentin 3.1 Injection cause contraceptive failure?
Yes, the use of Timentin 3.1 Injection can lower the efficacy of birth control pills. Consult your doctor and seek advice regarding the use of other methods of contraception (e.g., condom, diaphragm, spermicide) while you are taking Timentin 3.1 Injection.
Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of Timentin 3.1 Injection?
No, Timentin 3.1 Injection should be used in the recommended dose only. Overdose of Timentin 3.1 Injection can increase the risks of side effects. Timentin 3.1 Injection may take some time to show its full effect and treat your infection, be patient. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Timentin 3.1 Injection?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose off the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. Can Timentin 3.1 Injection cause an allergic reaction?
Yes, Timentin 3.1 Injection can cause an allergic reaction. It is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of allergic reaction like hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat.
Q. Can the use of Timentin 3.1 Injection cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Timentin 3.1 Injection can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. In addition to that, it can also affect the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and cause diarrhea. In case you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less frequency of urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting a doctor.