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- n. An antiparasitic drug used against protozoan infections.
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The two that matter most are metronidazole (Flagyl) and tinidazole (Fasigyn) that are prescribed for certain bowel infections, including the notorious C diff, caused by anaerobic bacteria (bacteria that thrive in the absence of oxygen).
Metronidazole (Flagyl) and tinidazole (Tindamax) are two reliable treatments for giardia.
Clinical evaluation of tinidazole-nystatin vaginal suppository in monilial vaginitis
· tinidazole: use the same dose as for metronidazole (see above).
Other medicines that may work for yeast and trichomonas: tinidazole for diarrhea for people with AIDS: co-trimoxazole, norfloxacin miconazole (Daktarin, Fungtopic, Micatin,
Antabuse) — Tell your doctor if you have taken disulfiram in the two weeks before starting tinidazole.