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Abz 200 mg Suspension

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Composition for Abz 200 mg Suspension

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Abz 200 mg Suspension

Parasitic worm infections
MRP
16.24
10 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Abz Suspension

Uses of Abz Suspension

Abz 200 mg Suspension is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.

Abz Suspension side effects

Common

Side Effects of Abz are Vomiting, Dizziness, Increased liver enzymes, Nausea, Loss of appetite.

How to use Abz Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Abz 200 mg Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Abz Suspension works

Abz 200 mg Suspension is an antiparasitic medication. It works by keeping the worms from absorbing sugar (glucose), thereby depleting their energy level. This causes the worms to die and treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Abz Suspension

Expert advice for Abz Suspension

  • You have been prescribed Abz 200 mg Suspension to treat infections caused by worms and other parasites.
  • It should be taken with food.
  • It can be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Use birth control measures to prevent pregnancy while taking Abz 200 mg Suspension. 
  • Take a missed dose as soon as you remember it. Do not take 2 doses at the same time.
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Abz Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Abz Suspension
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Abz 200 mg Suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Abz 200 mg Suspension is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Abz 200 mg Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Abz 200 mg Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Abz 200 mg Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Abz 200 mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Abz 200 mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.

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Frequently asked questions about Abz Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Albendazole

Q. Is Abz an antibiotic?
Abz is an antibiotic. It is an anthelmintic drug and is used in the treatment of many parasitic infections.
Q. What is Abz used for?
Abz is used for the treatment of infections caused by helminths (worms) like Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm/threadworm), Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm), Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus (hookworms), Trichuris trichiura (whipworm), Strongyloides stercoralis, animal hookworm larvae causing cutaneous larva migrans, and Opisthorchis viverrini (liver flukes) and Clonorchis sinensis. It is also indicated for the treatment of Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. (tapeworm) infections and has shown good activity against anaerobic protozoa like Giardia lamblia and Trichomonas vaginalis. Please consult your doctor before taking any treatment for worms as there could be many worms against which Abz would not be effective.
Q. How does Abz work?
Abz works by killing the larva and the adult form of the worm by inhibiting tubulin polymerization which causes energy depletion and decreases the mobility of the worm and hence kills the helminth.
Q. Can I take Abz with fluconazole?
Abz can be taken with fluconazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Abz safe?
Abz is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Abz effective for treating pinworms?
Abz is used for the treatment of pinworms (Enterobius vermicolaris). Abz is active against the larval and the adult stages. Consult your doctor before taking any medicines for worm infections.
Q. Is Abz an over the counter product?
Abz is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Abz safe in G6PD deficiency?
Abz is safe to use in people with G6PD deficiency. Please consult your doctor to know more about drugs which are to be avoided in G6PD deficient people.
Q. Does Abz kill tapeworms?
Abz is active against tapeworms like Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for these worm infestations.
Q. Does Abz cause diarrhoea?
Diarrhoea is an uncommon side effect of Abz. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Abz.
Q. Does Abz work?
Abz works if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Abz useful in the treatment of scabies?
Abz is not used for the treatment of scabies. If you think you are suffering from scabies, please consult your doctor as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Abz treat Giardia?
Abz can be used to treat giardiasis. It has shown activity against anaerobic protozoa like Giardia lamblia and Trichomonas vaginalis. Please consult your doctor if you think you are suffering from giardiasis as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Abz kill eggs?
Abz does not kill the eggs of the worms. It acts against the larva and the adult form of the worms.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Abz with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Abz with Estradiol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Estradiol: Lanadiol, Carried, Estova, MyEstra, Evadiol, Estrobuild, Progynon, Endothik, Evatone, Emgra
Abz with Fosfestrol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosfestrol: Honvan
Abz with Estrogen
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Estrogen: Conjugase, Cornil, Espauz
Abz with Tibolone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tibolone: Tibomax, Sibolone, Maxtib, Livial, Tibofem
Abz with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Phenotone
Abz with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline, Prolet, Etdone
Abz with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Abz with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Milorgen, Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
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