Tindamax used for?
is used to treat the following infections caused by human parasites:
trichomoniasis, a sexually transmitted disease where both partners
should be treated.
an infection of the intestines.
an infection of the intestines that may spread throughout the body.
Who should not
You should not take Tindamax if:
are allergic to tinidazole or any other ingredient in Tindamax, or to
any other medicines like Tindamax .
are in your first trimester of pregnancy.
Warnings with Tindamax:
- Metronidazole, a medicine like Tindamax, has caused cancer in mice
and rats. For this reason,
Tindamax should be used only to treat the 3 infections listed in
"What is Tindamax used for??
- Tindamax may cause seizures and peripheral neuropathy (numbness and
tingling in the hands and feet). Stop taking Tindamax and see your
doctor right away if you have these symptoms.
Precautions with Tindamax:
should be taken with food.
not drink alcohol while taking Tindamax and for 3 days after stopping
What should I
tell my health care provider?
Tell your health care provider if you:
have a central nervous system disease
have or had any blood cell problem
are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are
health care provider about all the medicines you take, including
prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal
supplements. Especially tell
your health care provider if you take:
cyclosporine (Gengraf®, Neoral®,
Sandimmune®), tacrolimus (Prograf®)
rifampin (Rifadin®, Rimactane®)
cholestyramine (Questran®, Locholest®)
These medicines may affect how Tindamax works, or
Tindamax may affect how these medicines work.
What are some
possible side effects of Tindamax? (This list is
NOT a complete list of side effects reported with Tindamax.
Your health care provider can discuss with you a more complete list
of side effects.)
The most common side effects of Tindamax include:
- metallic or bitter taste in your mouth
- loss of appetite
- cramps and stomach area (abdominal) pain
- weakness, tiredness
patients? experience after Tindamax became available:
detailed information about Tindamax, ask your health care provider or