Tindamax treats certain protozoal and bacterial infections. Take with food and take all doses until finished.
Tindamax is a prescription medication used to treat trichomoniasis (an STD), giardiasis (an infection of the intestine), and amebiasis (an infection of the intestine). It is also used to treat bacterial vaginosis. This is a a condition where the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted. Tindamax belongs to a group of drugs called antiprotozoal agents. These work by killing the organisms that can cause infection.
This medication comes in tablet form and is typically taken once daily with food.
Common side effects of Tindamax include a metallic or bitter taste, nausea, weakness, upset stomach, and headache. Tindamax can also cause dizziness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Tindamax affects you.
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Uses of Tindamax
Tindamax is a prescription medication used to treat trichomoniasis (an STD), giardiasis (an infection of the intestine), and amebiasis (an infection of the intestine). It is also used to treat bacterial vaginosis.
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Tindamax Drug Class
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Side Effects of Tindamax
Serious side effects have been reported with Tindamax. See the “Drug Precautions” section.
Common side effects of Tindamax include the following:
- metallic or bitter taste
- upset stomach
This is not a complete list of Tindamax side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Tindamax FDA Warning
Carcinogenicity has been seen in mice and rats treated chronically with metronidazole, another nitroimidazole agent. Although such data have not been reported for Tindamax, the two drugs are structurally related and have similar biologic effects. Use should be limited to approved indications only.