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Avizine Syrup

Prescription Required

Overview

Introduction

Avizine Syrup is an anti-helminitic medication. It is used in the treatment of worm infections. It works by killing the worms that cause infection. The killed worms are then passed in the stool.

Avizine Syrup should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken with food, preferably at a fixed time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

Some people may experience nausea, headache, vomiting, and dizziness as the side effects of this medicine. Please consult your doctor if these side effects do not resolve or persist for a longer duration. You may be monitored with blood tests and liver function tests throughout your treatment.

Uses of Avizine Syrup

Side effects of Avizine Syrup

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

How to use Avizine Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Avizine Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Avizine Syrup 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Avizine Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Avizine Syrup is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
CAUTION
Avizine Syrup should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Avizine Syrup alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Avizine Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Avizine Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Avizine Syrup 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 Syrup.
  • 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

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Paediatrics
Mega CV is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
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Paediatrics
Albendazole is commonly used for worm infestation.
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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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