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Ascapil 12A Tablet DT

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Overview

Uses of Ascapil 12A Tablet DT

Ascapil 12A Tablet DT side effects

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

How to use Ascapil 12A Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Ascapil 12A Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ascapil 12A Tablet DT works

Ascapil 12A Tablet DT 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.

Ascapil 12A Tablet DT related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Ascapil 12A Tablet DT may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ascapil 12A Tablet DT may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ascapil 12A Tablet DT is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ascapil 12A Tablet DT may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ascapil 12A Tablet DT is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ascapil 12A Tablet DT may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ascapil 12A Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ascapil 12A Tablet DT 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat infections caused by worms and parasites.
  • Take it with or without food or as suggested by your doctor. 
  • 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 Ascapil 12A Tablet DT.
  • 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.

Patient Concerns

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Dear Sir Thank you for sharing your reports with me. It shows the following important things: 1. Your lymphocyte count is marginally high which indicates some kind of viral infections. Your vitamin D level is low, for this you should take calcirol sachet in milk once a week for at least 6 weeks. Your vitamin B12 level is low, for this you can take tablet mecobal once a day for at least 2 months.
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FAQs

Q. Can Ascapil 12A be stopped when my symptoms are gone?

No, Ascapil 12A should be continued as advised by the doctor. If you experience any problems due to the consumption of Ascapil 12A, consult the doctor for re-evaluation. Do not stop even you feel better. Stopping Ascapil 12A early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.

Q. Can the use of Ascapil 12A cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use ofAscapil 12A 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 Ascapil 12A 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 Ascapil 12A?

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.

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References
  1. Ivermectin. Haarlem, The Netherlands: Merck Sharp & Dohme BV; 2018. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Albendazole. Dandenong, Victoria: SmithKline Beecham (Australia) Pty Ltd.; 2013. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Ivermectin. Netherlands: MSD BV; 2007. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Chaves RG, Lamounier JA. Breastfeeding and maternal medications. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2004;80(5 Suppl):S189-98. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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