Compare Tindamax vs. Augmentin

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

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Treats bacterial infections.

Augmentin (amoxicillin / clavulanate) is first-choice antibiotic for most common types of infections. However, it may not work against more serious or uncommon types of infections.

3.9/ 5 average rating with 1034 reviewsforAugmentin
Upsides
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  • Available as generic product.
  • Available in tablet, capsule, and liquid forms.
  • Used to treat most common types of bacterial infections.
  • Side effects are generally not too bad compared to other antibiotics.
Downsides
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  • Many bacteria have developed resistance to this antibiotic.
  • Can cause diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.
  • Birth control pills may not work as well to prevent pregnancy when taking this medication.
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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
  • Helicobacter pylori gastrointestinal tract infection Nongonococcal urethritis
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Chewable tablet
  • Extended release
  • Liquid
Price
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Reviews
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1034 reviews so far
68%
saidit'sworth it
52%
saiditworked well
13%
saidit'sa big hassle

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Side effects
The Tindamax (Tinidazole) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
3possible side effects
  • Diarrhea
    9%
  • Nausea
    3%
  • Skin rash and hives
    3%
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Risks and risk factors
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  • Serious allergic reaction
    • History of penicillin allergy
    • History of multiple allergies
  • Liver damage
    • Existing liver problems
    • Taking other medicines that harm the liver
  • Superinfection
    • Taking Augmentin (amoxicillin / clavulanate) for a long time
    • Older age
    • Taking immunosuppressant medicines
  • Rash
    • Mononucleosis
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