Albekem Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Albekem Plus Tablet

Albekem Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet is used in the treatment of worm infections.

Albekem Plus Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Itching
  • Dizziness
  • Swelling of lymph nodes

How to use Albekem Plus Tablet

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. Albekem Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Albekem Plus Tablet works

Albekem 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 they lose energy and die. This treats your infection effectively.

Albekem Plus Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Albekem Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Albekem 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.
Lactation
Albekem 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.
Driving
Albekem Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Albekem Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Albekem Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Albekem Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Albekem 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.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat infections caused by worms and 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 Albekem Plus 6mg/400mg Tablet.
  • You may have more chance of getting an infection. Stay away from people with infections, colds, or flu. Inform your doctor if you notice signs of infection such as fever or sore throat.
  • Your doctor may monitor your blood counts and liver function before you start taking this medicine and regularly throughout your treatment.

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Can Albekem Plus be stopped when my symptoms are gone?

No, Albekem Plus should be continued as advised by the doctor. If you experience any problems due to the consumption of Albekem Plus, consult the doctor for re-evaluation. Do not stop even you feel better. Stopping Albekem Plus early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.

Q. Can the use of Albekem Plus cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use ofAlbekem Plus can cause diarrhea. In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicines without consulting your doctor.

Q. Will Albekem 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 even after taking the recommended doses, please consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Albekem Plus?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions 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 6th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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