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Why it is prescribed :
This combination medication contains antibacterial and antidiarrheal agents, prescribed for susceptible infections.
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Contraindicated in patients with blood dyscrasis and hypersensitivity.
Category C :
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.
Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications):
Adult: PO- As tab containing ciprofloxacin (mg)/tinidazole (mg): 500/600, 250/300. Usually 1 tab twice daily for 5-10 days.
How it should be taken :
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth on an empty stomach.
Warnings and Precautions :
• It should not be used in children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney impairment and epilepsy.
Drink adequate water during the treatment.
Side Effects :
Nausea, headache, vomiting, fatigue, abdominal pain, depression, dyspepsia, constipation, dry mouth, sometimes diarrhea, metallic taste, hives, redness and rashes.
Other Precautions :
Avoid excess dosage.
Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.