Fasigyn 500Mg (Tinidazole)
Also known as: Tindamax
Active ingredient: Tinidazole
Packaging Type: 4 tabs/blister
Manufacturer : Pfizer
Product Code: PR10240
What is Fasigyn?
Fasigyn 500Mg (Tinidazole) is an anti-infective agent prescribed for treating a wide variety of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria and protozoa. It contains the drug Tinidazole and is prescribed for infections of the gut, pelvis, uterus, skin, chest and lungs and many more.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Fasigyn 500Mg (Tinidazole) is an antibiotic and acts by destroying the DNA material of the microorganisms. It enters their cells and interferes with the production of their genetic material and killing them in the process.
Looking after your drug
Keep your drug stored inside the pack at a temperature below 250C. Keep away from kids and pets.
How to take Fasigyn 500Mg?
Take this drug orally with or after food. Complete the full course and do not stop the drug in between.
The dosage depends on the type and severity of the infection.
Seek medical advice immediately.
Do not double dose. Continue with the next dose onwards.
Warnings and Precautions
Do not consume alcohol for 72 hours after completing the course. Not to be administered for first 13 weeks of pregnancy, breastfeeding, blood disorders, epilepsy. Do not take in case of previous allergic reaction or hypersensitivity.
Possible Side Effects
- Difficulty in breathing,
- Swelling of eyelids, face, lips or tongue,
- Rash or itching
When should not be used?
Allergy, hypersensitivity, early pregnancy, breastfeeding and in children below 12 years of age.
How long should you take Fasigyn 500Mg?
As long as prescribed. Do not discontinue in between.