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Tinidazole+Ciprofloxacin is a combination medicine. It is used to treat bacteria...
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Uses of Tinidazole+Ciprofloxacin

  • Tinidazole+Ciprofloxacin is used to treat bacterial infections of the stomach, liver, pancreas, surrounding organ, vagina, cervix uterus, lung, throat and airways.
  • It is also used for the prevention of infection which may happen after surgery and operation.

Contraindications of Tinidazole+Ciprofloxacin

When should one not use Tinidazole+Ciprofloxacin

  • If you are allergic to tinidazole, ciprofloxacin or similar medicines
  • If you have a history of serious allergic reactions including allergy of the skin due to any antibiotic.
  • If you have serious blood or brain disease.
  • If you are pregnant (especially during the first trimester) or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking a medicine called Tizanidine for muscle spasms.

Side effects of Tinidazole+Ciprofloxacin

Common side effects of this drug are:

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Altered taste

Precautions and Warnings of Tinidazole+Ciprofloxacin



Can I take tinidazole+ciprofloxacin during pregnancy?
Tinidazole+Ciprofloxacin should not be used during pregnancy or if you are planning to conceive, consult your doctor before using it.

Breast Feeding

Can I take tinidazole+ciprofloxacin while breastfeeding?
It is not advised to use tinidazole+ciprofloxacin while breastfeeding as it passes into breastmilk.


Can I drive if I have taken tinidazole+ciprofloxacin?
Tinidazole+Ciprofloxacin may make you feel dizzy, thus you need to be cautious while driving.


Can I consume alcohol with tinidazole+ciprofloxacin?
Avoid consuming alcohol with tinidazole+ciprofloxacin, as it may worsen the side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver and kidney
  • You experience irregular heartbeat and difficulty in passing urine
  • You experience any blood disorder, anaemia and abnormal blood count
  • You have diabetes, then your blood glucose can drop when you are on this medicine
  • You have a history of fits
  • You experience burning, tingling, numbness or pain sensations
  • You experience muscle pain and muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis)
  • You experience pain, swelling in the joints or tendons
  • You have watery diarrhoea and black tarry stools
  • Tinidazole+Ciprofloxacin is not recommended for children
  • You experience nervousness, aggression, lack of sleep, anxiety, hallucinations, depression or suicidal thoughts, immediately inform your doctor

Mode of Action of Tinidazole+Ciprofloxacin

How Does It Work?

Tinidazole+Ciprofloxacin works by inhibiting the formation and action of bacterial enzymes responsible for the growth of bacteria which eventually leads to the death of infection-causing bacteria.

Interactions of Tinidazole+Ciprofloxacin

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way tinidazole+ciprofloxacin works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Do not take Tizanidine (muscle relaxant) along with tinidazole+ciprofloxacin
  • This medicine should be taken at least 2 hours before taking any medicines containing magnesium/aluminum used for acidity, to treat ulcers like Sucralfate, any preparation containing zinc and iron and...
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  • This medicine should be used with caution if you are taking medicines that can alter your heart rhythms like quinidine, hydroquinone, disopyramide, clomipramine or amitriptyline and antibiotics like e...
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Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is tinidazole+ciprofloxacin used for?

  • Tinidazole+Ciprofloxacin is used to treat bacterial infections of the stomach, liver, pancreas, surrounding organ, vagina, cervix uterus, lung, throat and airways.
  • It is also used for the prevention of infection which may happen after surgery and operation.

Q: In which all dosage form is tinidazole+ciprofloxacin available?

A: Tinidazole+Ciprofloxacin is available in the form of tablet. suspension.
Last Updated on: 22 Dec 2021 | 11:37 AM (IST)

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