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Fasigyn 500mg Tablet

By PFIZER LTD
4 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Tinidazole(500.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-AMOEBIC

Medical Description

Fasigyn Tablet is used for the treatment of parasitic infections of the intestine (amoebiasis and giardiasis) and sexually transmitted disease (trichomoniasis). It contains tinidazole as its active me...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Fasigyn 500mg Tablet

  • For the treatment of parasitic infection of intestine (amoebiasis and giardiasis).
  • For the treatment of sexually transmitted disease (trichomoniasis).
contraindications

Contraindications of Fasigyn 500mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to tinidazole or any other ingredients of Fasigyn Tablet.
  • If you have a blood disorder or a history of blood disorders.
  • If you have a brain disorder.
  • If you are in the first 3 months of pregnancy or are trying to become pregnant.
  • If you are a lactating mother.
sideEffects

Side effects of Fasigyn 500mg Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loose motions
  • Pain in the stomach
  • Headache
  • Decrease in appetite
  • Abnormal motion sensation
  • Skin rash or itching
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Fasigyn 500mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Fasigyn Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited safety information available about use of this medicine during preganct. You should not take this medicine if you are in the first 3 months of pregnancy or are trying to become pregnant. This medicine should be taken after 3 months of pregnancy only if it is prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Fasigyn Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of this medicine are known to pass into the breastmilk. This medicine should not be taken if you are a lactating mother. This medicine can remain in breastmilk for around 3 days after stopping this medicine. Therefore, breastfeeding should be avoided for 3 days after stopping this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Fasigyn Tablet?
A:
This medicine can cause dizziness, spinning sensation, etc. Avoid driving while on this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Fasigyn Tablet?
A:
Consuming alcohol with this medicine can cause skin redness, stomach cramps, vomiting, an increase in heartbeats, etc. Avoid alcohol consumption while on this medicine and for 3 days after stopping this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience fits, numbness, tingling or muscle weakness after taking this medicine.
  • You have any blood related disorder, be cautious.
  • There is a risk of developing a vaginal infection after taking this medicine. Keep your doctor informed if you experience any infection.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Fasigyn 500mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Fasigyn Tablet works by killing bacteria responsible for infection by damaging its genetic structure.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Fasigyn 500mg Tablet

  • Take this medicine with food as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not consume it more than that prescribed by the doctor and for a longer duration.
interactions

Interactions of Fasigyn 500mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Fasigyn 500mg Tablet 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 interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines such as blood thinners, medicines for seizures and brain related problem, immunomodulators, certain anticancer medicine etc.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Fasigyn 500mg Tablet

  • Store it at a temperature below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Fasigyn 500mg Tablet

Overdose

If you have taken too much of this medicine then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Fasigyn Tablet if I feel better?

A: You should not stop to take Fasigyn Tablet in between although you feel better as if you do not take this medicine in the correct dose and for the exact duration as advised by your doctor. Your treatment is not complete and you may have an infection again and also there are chances of bacterial resistance to this medicine.

Q: Can Fasigyn Tablet be used for treatment of vaginal yeast infection?

A: Fasigyn Tablet is not used for the treatment of vaginal yeast infection, in contrast it can cause vaginal yeast infection. Consult your doctor if you have vaginal itching, white vaginal discharge after taking this medicine.

Q: Cani take Fasigyn Tablet for a prolonged duration?

A: Fasigyn Tablet should be taken in the correct dose and for the exact duration as advised by your doctor for your medical condition. Taking this medicine for a prolonged duration can cause fungal infections of the mouth, vagina, etc. Consult your doctor if you white patches in your mouth, white vaginal discharge, etc after taking this medicine for a prolonged duration.

Q: Why Fasigyn Tablet to be taken with or after food?

A: Fasigyn Tablet should be taken with or after food to prevent an upset stomach.

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ContainsTinidazole(500.0 Mg)
UsesAmoebiasis, giardiasis and trichomoniasis
Side effectsNausea vomiting, loose motions, pain in stomach, headache
Last Updated on: 24 Jun 2021 | 11:22 AM (IST)
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