Author Details
Written By
BCMAS, Pharm.D
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated:
17 Sep 2020 | 01:46 PM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Ascapil 12A Tablet DT

Prescription Required
Manufacturer
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Ascapil 12A Tablet DT is a combination medicine that is used in the treatment of parasites and worm infestations in the body. It fights against the worms to treat the infection.

Ascapil 12A Tablet DT is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as per the prescription. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, flatulence, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Ascapil 12A Tablet DT

  • Worm infections

Benefits of Ascapil 12A Tablet DT

In Worm infections

Ascapil 12A Tablet DT is a combination of medicines which helps treat many worm infections. It works by killing and stopping the further growth of the worms causing the infection. This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all the worms are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Ascapil 12A Tablet DT

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ascapil 12A

  • 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Ascapil 12A Tablet DT.
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.
Breastfeeding
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

Quick Tips

  • 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.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

arrow
My teeth is very painful due to worm attacks
Dr. Rohan Bhatt
Dental Surgery
Tab ketorol dt for painGo for x ray of tht tooth
Fungal infections in body and highly itching
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take gandhak rasayan 2 tablet twice, aarogyavardhini vati 2 tablet twice, apply mahamarichyadi oil
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Ascapil 12A Tablet DT ?

User Feedback


FAQs

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

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

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

Yes, the use ofAscapil 12A Tablet DT 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 Tablet DT 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 Tablet DT?

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.

Related Products

Want to share the information?

Disclaimer:

1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.

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

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

16th Floor, Godrej BKC, Plot – C, “G” Block, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai – 400 051, India
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: August, 2022

A licensed vendor partner from your nearest location will deliver Ascapil 12A Tablet DT. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your doctor's ℞ and the availability of this medicine.
MRP44.17  Get 15% OFF
Best Price
₹37.54
Inclusive of all taxes
Best price is valid on orders above ₹499
1 Tablet DT in 1 strip
Add To Cart
Additional offers
Paytm: Pay with Paytm and get cashback up to ₹500. Assured cashback of ₹25. Minimum order value ₹750. Offer is applicable on 1st Paytm transaction with 1mg. Valid from 11th November to 30th November 2020.
Show more show_more

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Find affordable medicine substitutes, save up to 50% on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations.

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mgdownArrow
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.