Compare Tindamax vs. Avelox

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Tindamax (Tinidazole)

Avelox (moxifloxacin)

Prescription only
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Treats bacterial infections.

Avelox (moxifloxacin) effectively treats different types of bacterial infections, but is more expensive than its alternatives.

Upsides
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  • Available as a generic medicine.
  • Treats a variety of bacterial infections.
  • Can be taken with or without food.
  • Might be a good treatment option for people with kidney problems.
  • Needs to be taken only once a day.
Downsides
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  • People with diabetes need to check their blood sugar levels regularly while taking Avelox (moxifloxacin).
  • Cannot be taken at the same time as antacids or vitamins.
  • Avelox (moxifloxacin) can increase your skin's sensitivity to sunlight and make you more likely to get a rash.
  • Relatively more expensive compared to similar alternatives.
Used for
  • Amebic liver abscess - Infection due to Entamoeba histolytica Bacterial vaginosis Infection by Giardia lamblia Infection due to Entamoeba histolytica - Intestinal infectious disease Trichomoniasis
  • Acute bacterial sinusitis
  • Acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis
  • Community acquired pneumonia
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Abdominal infections
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Pill
Price
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Side effects
The Tindamax (Tinidazole) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
8possible side effects
  • Nausea
    7%
  • Diarrhea
    6%
  • Headache
    4%
  • Dizziness
    3%
  • Vomiting
    2%
  • Constipation
    2%
  • Stomach pain
    2%
  • Insomnia
    2%
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Risks and warnings
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  • Tendon rupture and inflammation

    People over age 60

    ...and 2 more risk factors

  • Myasthenia gravis

    Those with a history of myasthenia gravis

  • Effects on heartbeat

    Those with a history of heart rhythm problems

    ...and 2 more risk factors

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