What is Fasigyn (Tinidazole) used for?
Fasigyn (Tinidazole) is an antibiotic used to treat a variety of infections caused by bacteria, such as those affecting the vagina or intestines. Infections it is prescribed to treat include trichomoniasis, giardiasis, amebiasis and various other bacterial infections. Patients should note that this medication can only treat protozoal and bacterial infections, and will not treat viral infections.
How should I use Fasigyn (Tinidazole)?
Fasigyn (Tinidazole) tablets are taken orally. The exact dosage required varies, depending on the condition being treated. Follow the instructions of your physician. Some patients may be told to take it as a single dose, whereas others may be told to take it once per day for 3 to 5 days. Your physician will tell you how often to take it and for how long you need to take it. You should continue taking this drug until you have finished the entire prescribed amount, as stopping treatment early could result in your infection returning.
What are the side effects of Fasigyn (Tinidazole)?
Possible side effects of Fasigyn (Tinidazole) include:
Report all side effects to your physician. If any other more serious side effects occur, you should immediately seek medical attention.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Fasigyn (Tinidazole). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.