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Avizine 500 mg Tablet

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of Avizine Tablet

Avizine Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Abnormal liver function tests
  • Fever
  • Abdominal pain
  • Hair loss
  • Vertigo

How to use Avizine 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. Avizine 500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Avizine Tablet works

Piperazine belongs to class of drugs called anthelmintic. It works by paralyzing the worms and making them to pass in the stool. It is effective against the intestinal nematodes roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides), pinworm and threadworm (Enterobius vermicularis). Piperazine produces a neuromuscular block leads to muscle paralysis of the worms which are consequently dislodged and expelled in the faeces.

Avizine Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Avizine 500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Avizine 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
It is not known whether Avizine 500 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Avizine 500 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Avizine 500 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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 Avizine 500 mg Tablet to treat a variety of parasitic worm infections.
  • It should be taken with food.
  • If you are unable to swallow the whole tablet, it may be crushed or chewed and swallowed with a full glass of water.
  • 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 Avizine 500 mg Tablet.
  • Your doctor may monitor your blood counts and liver function before you start taking this medicine and regularly throughout your treatment.
  • Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Inform your doctor if you develop signs of infection.
  • Do not skip doses and finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may increase your risk of further infection.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Avizine

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Sir/Madam, Kindly explain my abnormal test results.
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
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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it is used for treating various infections
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FAQs

Q. Is Avizine available over the counter?

Avizine is available on prescription only

Q. Does Avizine make you hallucinate?

Yes, Avizine may cause hallucinations especially in patients with kidney problems. Please consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.

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References
  1. McCarthy J, Loukas A, Hotez PJ. Chemotherapy of Helminth Infections. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 1458.
  2. Rosenthal PJ. Clinical Pharmacology of the Antihelmenthic Drugs. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 929-30.
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