tinidazole

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Indications include:

  • anaerobic bacterial and protozoal infections

Cautions:

  • DISULFIRAM LIKE REACTION WITH ALCOHOL
  • hepatic impairment

Contra-indications:

  • pregnancy in first trimester
  • porphyria

Side-effects:

  • nausea, vomiting and gastrointestinal disturbances
  • peripheral neuropathy with prolonged treatment
  • rashes
  • leucopenia
  • darkens urine
  • dizziness
  • drowsiness
  • headaches
  • ataxia
  • transient epileptiform seizures with high doses

Routes of administration:

  • Oral
  • Tablets

The summary of product characteristics should be consulted before prescribing this drug.

Last reviewed 01/2018