Tindamax or Generic Tinidazole Uses, Dosage & Side effects
Tindamax is indicated in the treatment of Trichomoniasis; a sexually transmitted disorder that can have an impact on both females and males, Giardiasis; an infection of the intestine that can result in diarrhea, gas, and stomach cramps, and Amebiasis; an intestinal infection that may result in diarrhea, gas, and stomach cramps and might spread to other body organs such as the liver.
How does Tindamax work?
It is a nitroimidazole antibiotic that acts by stopping the growth of bacteria and protozoa.
How to use this medication?
Take it via oral route with food/milk. For the best outcomes, you must take it at the same time each day. The most suggested dose for adults- for Amebiasis, intestinal: 2 g/day for 3 days; for Giardiasis: 2 g as a single dose; for Amebiasis, liver abscess: 2 g/day for 3-5 days; for Bacterial vaginosis: 2 g/day for 2 days or 1 g/day for 5 days as well as for Trichomoniasis: Oral: 2 g as a single dose. Keep in mind that if you want to get more benefits your sexual partner must be treated with the same dose at the same time.
What to do in case you miss a dose of Tindamax?
If you miss a dose take it as soon as you remember, but not if it is roughly the time of the next consumption by your timetable. If so pass over the missed dose. Do not try to recompense a missed dose by taking an extra one.
Stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, jaundice or other liver function problems, or bitter taste may result from the intake of this antibiotic.
Tindamax is known to interact with the following drugs:
amiodarone; cyclosporine or tacrolimus; cimetidine; cholestyramine; dexamethasone; fluorouracil; rifampin; St. John’s wort; griseofulvin; lithium; antibiotics such as azithromycin, ciprofloxacin, itraconazole, or ketoconazole; seizure medication such as carbamazepine, phenytoin or Phenobarbital and HIV medication, including nevirapine, delavirdine, or efavirenz. Also, it is important to note that the interaction between the two drugs does not always mean that you must stop taking one of them. As usual, it may have an impact on the effect of drugs, so talk to your doctor about how their interactions are being managed or must be managed.
• Avoid the use of this antibiotic in case you are suffering from a seizure disorder or epilepsy.
• Do take Tindamax tablet if you are allergic to Tinidazole.
• The drug is not advisable for pregnant, planning to become pregnant or lactating women.
• Do not use the medicine if you have kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis).
• If you have a history of blood cell disorder such as anemia or low platelets, or a weak immune system, then also this medicine is not good for you.
• Limit the use of alcohol in combination with this drug.