Full instructions, dosage information and potential known side effects are all available in the leaflet that comes with the prescription product. If you require any advice or assistance with placing your order, please donâ€™t hesitate to contact our team.
How do I take/use this medicine?
Take Tinidazole exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
Take Tinidazole at regular intervals as instructed. Do not skip any doses. Continue to take it even when you feel better. You must complete the entire course of antibiotic. If you don't, the infection will not clear completely.
Take Tinidazole with food or immediately after a meal.
What should I take note of while using/taking this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you have liver or blood diseases, epilepsy, fungal infections of the mouth or vagina.
Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
If you are being treated with Tinidazole for STD, you should follow your doctor's advice on ways to prevent passing the disease to others. You should also avoid sexual contact until the doctor certifies that you are cleared of the infection.
When should I not use this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you ever had an allergic reaction (breathlessness, rashes, swollen eyes) to a similar antibiotic called metronidazole.
Are there any restrictions on the type of food I can take?
Avoid alcohol while being treated with Tinidazole and for 72 hours after the last dose; otherwise you may experience severe flushing, headache, nausea, vomiting and stomach cramps.
Why do I need this medicine?
Tinidazole is an antibiotic. It is used to treat infections of the digestive tract and liver.
It is also used to treat certain sexually transmitted diseases (STD).
What side effects could I experience?
Tinidazole may cause dizziness. If you feel dizzy, do not drive or take part in any activity in which you need to be alert.
Tinidazole may cause upset stomach, constipation, nausea, loss of appetite, metallic taste in the mouth, stomach cramps and headache. These side effects are usually temporary.
If you develop rashes, breathlessness, swollen mouth or eyes, stop the medicine and inform your doctor quickly. These could be signs of an allergic reaction.
Tinidazole may cause other side effects. Consult your doctor if you have unusual problems while taking this medicine.
How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. Protect from light.
Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Can I take/use this with other medicines?
Alert your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines:
- warfarin (a blood-thinning medicine)
- lithium (a mood medicine)
- phenytoin, phenobarbitone (epilepsy medicines)
- ciclosporin, tacrolimus (medicines for organ transplant)
- fluorouracil (a cancer medicine)
- disulfiram (a medicine used to treat alcoholism)
- rifampicin (a medicine treating tuberculosis)
- cholestyramine (a high cholesterol medicine)
- oxytetracycline (an antibiotic)
Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal medicines and medicines that you buy without a prescription.