Abz Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet is a combination of two antiparasitic medicines: Ivermectin and Albendazole. Ivermectin works by binding to muscle and nerve cells of worms, causing their paralysis and death. Albendazole works by keeping the worms from absorbing sugar (glucose), so that the they lose energy and die. This treats your infection effectively.
In Depth Information on Abz Plus Tablet
Abz Plus Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Abz Plus Tablet
Abz Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Abz Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet 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.
Abz Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Abz Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Abz Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Abz Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Abz Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Abz Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet 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.
Q. Can Abz Plus be stopped when my symptoms are gone?
No, Abz Plus should be continued as advised by the doctor. If any problems are experienced due to Abz Plus, consult the doctor for re-evaluation. Do not stop even you feel better. Stopping Abz Plus early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
Q. Can the use of Abz Plus cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Abz Plus can cause diarrhea. In case, you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent diarrhea and any signs of dehydration like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicines without consulting a doctor.
Q. Will Abz Plus be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If you do not find any relief in your symptoms in the recommended doses, please consult your doctor.
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Abz Plus?
Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.