Costini is an anti-parasitic, prescribed for trichomoniasis, giardiasis, bacterial vaginosis, and amebiasis. It works by killing sensitive parasites and bacteria.
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Drug information on Costini (Tinidazole) from CFL PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED
Drug Name : Tinidazole
Tinidazole(Tindamax) generic Costini is an anti-parasitic, prescribed for trichomoniasis, giardiasis, bacterial vaginosis, and amebiasis. It works by killing sensitive parasites and bacteria.
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Trade Names for Tinidazole
Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 2gm once daily for 3 days.
Child- PO- The recommended dose is 30 to 50 mg/kg/day.
Trichomoniasis, Giardiasis, Bacterial Vaginosis-
Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 2gm as a single dose.
Central Nervous System :
Peripheral neuropathy (numbness, weakness, burning pain), tingling, unsteadiness, incoordination, giddiness, sleeplessness and drowsiness.
Tongue discoloration, mouth ulcer and diarrhea.
Hives, itching, rash, flushing, sweating, dryness of mouth, fever, burning sensation, thirst, watery mouth and shock.
Decrease in white blood cells and platelets.
Increased vaginal discharge, mouth infection, liver function abnormalities, joint/muscle pain, and joint inflammation.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
Contraindicated in patients during first trimester of pregnancy, breastfeeding, and hypersensitivity.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of nerve, brain, or blood problems; yeast infection, seizures, liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Avoid alcohol consumption.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature.
Schedule : H Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.