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Drug information on Zil (Tinidazole) from Abbott Healthcare Pvt Ltd (AHPL)

Zil

  Tablet  
Abbott Healthcare Pvt Ltd (AHPL)
Generic : Tinidazole
 14.21
300mg
10 Tablets
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Zil may be prescribed


Side effects of Zil

   Central Nervous System : Peripheral neuropathy (numbness, weakness, burning pain), tingling, unsteadiness, incoordination, giddiness, sleeplessness and drowsiness.

   Gastrointestinal : Tongue discoloration, mouth ulcer and diarrhea.

   Hypersensitivity : Hives, itching, rash, flushing, sweating, dryness of mouth, fever, burning sensation, thirst, watery mouth and shock.

   Genitourinary : Darkened urine.

   Heart : Palpitations.

   Blood : Decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

   Miscellaneous : Increased vaginal discharge, mouth infection, liver function abnormalities, joint/muscle pain, and joint inflammation.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Amoebiasis: 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.

How to use Zil?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

When is Zil not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients during first trimester of pregnancy, breastfeeding, and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Zil

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.

Other Precautions for Zil

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Zil

Store it at room temperature.


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.



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