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Consuming alcohol while taking Protogyn may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Di... View More
Protogyn may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developin... View More
Protogyn should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is e... View More
Protogyn may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Protogyn may make you feel drowsy or gives you problems with coordination or s... View More
Protogyn is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Protogyn is recommended.
Protogyn is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Protogyn may not be needed in t... View More
Protogyn is an antibiotic medicine that helps your body fight infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It is used to treat infections of the liver, ... View More
Uses of Protogyn
- Bacterial infections
- Parasitic infections
Side effects of Protogyn
- Dryness in mouth
- Metallic taste
How to use Protogyn
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Protogyn is to be taken wi... View More
How Protogyn works
Protogyn is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA.
What if you forget to take Protogyn?
If you miss a dose of Protogyn, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your ... View More
- Protogyn treats infections caused by bacteria and parasites.
- It may also be used to prevent infections following surgery.
- Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor, even if you feel better.
- It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and a metallic taste in the mouth.
- Protogyn used in a high dose or for a prolonged time increases the risk of side effects such as nerve damage. Take it only as prescribed by your doctor.... View More
- Do not drink alcohol during or for 2-3 days after treatment with this medicine. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache.
- Inform your doctor if you have liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.
Giardiasis, H. pylori infection, Surgical Prophylaxis, Bacterial vaginosis, Intestinal amoebiasis, Trichomoniasis, Acute necrotising ulcerative gingivit... View More
Should be taken with food. Take during or immediately after meals.
Oral Bacterial vaginosis Adult: 2 g as single dose. May also be given as 2 g for 2 consecutive days or 1 g daily for 5 days. Anaerobic bacterial in... View More
Oral Intestinal amoebiasis Child: >3 yr 50-60 mg/kg daily for 3 consecutive days. Max: 2 g/day. Hepatic amoebiasis Child: >3 yr 50-60 mg/kg daily... View More
Renal impairment: Haemodialysis: Additional dose equal to half the usual dose at the end of haemodialysis.
Blood dyscrasias, organic neurologic disorders, hypersensitivity to 5-nitroimidazole derivatives, porphyria. Lactation, pregnancy (1st trimester).
Mode of Action
Tinidazole, a 5-nitroimidazole derivative w/ antimicrobial actions similar to metronidazole, is active against both protozoa (e.g. Trichomonas vaginalis... View More
Patient w/ current or a history of blood dyscrasias. Pregnancy (2nd and 3rd trimester). Hepatic and renal impairment. Monitoring Parameters Monitor tota... View More
1-10% Anorexia (2-3%),Constipation (<1%),Dizziness (<1%),Dysgeusia (4-6%),Dyspepsia (1-2%),Headache (<1%),Nausea (3-5%),Vomiting (1-2%),Weakness/fatigu... View More
May potentiate the effects of oral anticoagulants resulting to prolonged prothrombin time.
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