Been using Tinidazole 500mg everyday for about 7 years for irritable bowel syndrome?Have stopped using it for the last 5 years. Would like to know the possible side effects.
Bitter/metallic taste in the mouth, nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, stomach cramps/pain, loss of appetite, constipation, diarrhea, dizziness, or drowsiness may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor/pharmacist.
This drug may cause your tongue or urine to darken. This is harmless.
Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: severe dizziness/feeling of spinning (vertigo), unsteadiness.
Some rare but very serious side effects occur: fast/irregular/pounding heartbeat, numbness/tingling in arms/legs, signs of a new infection (e.g., fever, persistent sore throat), seizures.
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Take care, be well & safe!
- Tinidazole Information for Consumers
- Tinidazole Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Tinidazole (detailed)
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