Some types of infections of the vagina, such as bacterial vaginosis and trichomoniasis, are cured with the help of Tinidazole. Some types of infections caused by parasites like amebiasis and giardiasis can also be treated with Tinidazole. The medicine prevents the multiplication of parasites as well as bacteria. The antibiotic does not cure all types of infections caused by bacteria or parasites. It does not cure viral infections as well.
Tinidazole should be taken orally, as per the doctor’s prescription. In case you have frequent stomach problems, it is best to that you take your dose with a meal. Antibiotics are the most effective, when the quantity of the drug is stably maintained in the body. Thus, Tinidazole should be taken at a particular time daily. Moreover, for the best possible results make sure that you complete the course of the medication even though you feel better. If you do stop the drug without completing the prescribed course, the infection may return.
The dosage of the antibiotic will depend on your health and the severity of the infection. Dosage may be increased if your body accepts the medication and reacts positively to it. In case of children the dosage prescribed is determined according to their weight.
Side effects commonly occur when it comes to taking medicine. A few minor side effects of Tinidazole are bad stomach, nausea, foul taste in the mouth, dizzy spells and diarrhea. The drug also results in darker urine, but this is quite harmless. The urine returns to its normal colour once you stop taking Tinidazole.
Most people do not suffer from serious side effects of this drug. But, in case the symptoms do persist for a long period of time, it is best that you get in touch with your medical practitioner.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
Difficulty in breathingMajor Rare
Change in taste/ Metallic tasteMinor Common
Acid or sour stomachMinor Less Common
HeadacheMinor Less Common
Loss of appetiteMinor Less Common
Nausea and VomitingMinor Less Common
Mood swingsMinor Rare
Body painMinor Rare
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