Medicine Overview of Acavom Tablet
Acavom 100mg Tablet is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.
Headache, Nausea, Fever, Hair loss, Vomiting, Abnormal liver function tests, Dizziness, Abdominal pain, Vertigo.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Acavom 100mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Mebendazole belongs to a class of medicines called as anti-helmintics. It acts by inhibiting glucose uptake by larvae and adult helminthes; thereby killing them.
In Depth Information on Acavom Tablet
- Do not take the medicine if you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
- Avoid taking mebendazole If you are suffering from any brain disorder.
- Take special precaution while taking mebendazole if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
- This medicine is not recommended for children less than 2 years old.
Acavom Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Acavom 100mg 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.
Acavom 100mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Acavom 100mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Acavom 100mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Acavom 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acavom 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Acavom Tablet
Q. Does alcohol affect mebendazole?
The effect of alcohol on mebendazole is not known. However, it is advisable not to consume alcohol while taking mebendazole. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Acavom is effective against tapeworms, roundworms, pinworms
Yes. Acavom causing diarrhea is uncommon.Consult your doctor if you experience such side effect.
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Taking Acavom with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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