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What is Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole 500mg-600mg used for?

Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole 500mg-600mg is used to treat respiratory tract infections, intra-abdominal infections and gynecological infections. It is also prescribed for susceptible infections and for prevention of surgical-site infections. This medication contains antibacterial and antiprotozoal agents. Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole is a combination medication, of which Ciprofloxacin belongs to the class of drugs known as fluoroquinolone antibiotics and Tinidazole belongs to the nitroimidazole group of drugs. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What are the side effects of Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole 500mg-600mg?

Like other medicines, Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole 500mg-600mg can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, fatigue, headache, constipation, abdominal pain and dry mouth. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole.

What is the recommended dosage of Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole?

The dosage of Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Take Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole by mouth on an empty stomach.

What if you miss a dose of Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole 500mg-600mg?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole can interact with antacids.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole 500mg-600mg tablet?

Is it possible for me to take Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole?
What are the possible drug interactions of Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole?
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How to reduce the risk of Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole drug interactions and side effects?


The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Ciprofloxacin–Tinidazole is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.


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