COMBANTRIN A SUSPENSION 200 MG

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Overview

Uses of Combantrin A Suspension
COMBANTRIN A SUSPENSION 200 MG is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.
Combantrin A Suspension side effects
Common
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
How to use Combantrin A Suspension
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. COMBANTRIN A SUSPENSION 200 MG may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Combantrin A Suspension works
COMBANTRIN A SUSPENSION 200 MG is an antiparasitic medication. It works by keeping the worms from absorbing sugar (glucose), thereby depleting their energy level. This causes the worms to die and treats your infection.
Combantrin A Suspension related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
COMBANTRIN A SUSPENSION 200 MG 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
SAFE
COMBANTRIN A SUSPENSION 200 MG is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
COMBANTRIN A SUSPENSION 200 MG may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
COMBANTRIN A SUSPENSION 200 MG is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of COMBANTRIN A SUSPENSION 200 MG may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
COMBANTRIN A SUSPENSION 200 MG should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of COMBANTRIN A SUSPENSION 200 MG 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 COMBANTRIN A SUSPENSION 200 MG 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 COMBANTRIN A SUSPENSION 200 MG.
  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Combantrin A with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Conjugase
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Tibomax, Sibolone, Maxtib
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Evaride, Estratag, Lanadiol
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Feofer
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Vagimoist
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Antep, C Lep, Ametol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mysoline
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Milorgen, Fosphen, Fosentin
SERIOUS

FAQs

Q. Is Combantrin A an antibiotic?
Combantrin A is an antibiotic. It is an anthelmintic drug and is used in the treatment of many parasitic infections.
Q. What is Combantrin A used for?
Combantrin A is used for the treatment of infections caused by helminths (worms) like Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm/threadworm), Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm), Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus (hookworms), Trichuris trichiura (whipworm), Strongyloides stercoralis, animal hookworm larvae causing cutaneous larva migrans, and Opisthorchis viverrini (liver flukes) and Clonorchis sinensis. It is also indicated for the treatment of Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. (tapeworm) infections and has shown good activity against anaerobic protozoa like Giardia lamblia and Trichomonas vaginalis. Please consult your doctor before taking any treatment for worms as there could be many worms against which Combantrin A would not be effective.
Q. How does Combantrin A work?
Combantrin A works by killing the larva and the adult form of the worm by inhibiting tubulin polymerization which causes energy depletion and decreases the mobility of the worm and hence kills the helminth.
Q. Can I take Combantrin A with fluconazole?
Combantrin A can be taken with fluconazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Combantrin A safe?
Combantrin A is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Combantrin A effective for treating pinworms?
Combantrin A is used for the treatment of pinworms (Enterobius vermicolaris). Combantrin A is active against the larval and the adult stages. Consult your doctor before taking any medicines for worm infections.
Q. Is Combantrin A an over the counter product?
Combantrin A is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Combantrin A safe in G6PD deficiency?
Combantrin A is safe to use in people with G6PD deficiency. Please consult your doctor to know more about drugs which are to be avoided in G6PD deficient people.
Q. Does Combantrin A kill tapeworms?
Combantrin A is active against tapeworms like Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for these worm infestations.
Q. Does Combantrin A cause diarrhoea?
Diarrhoea is an uncommon side effect of Combantrin A. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Combantrin A.
Q. Does Combantrin A work?
Combantrin A works if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Combantrin A useful in the treatment of scabies?
Combantrin A is not used for the treatment of scabies. If you think you are suffering from scabies, please consult your doctor as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Combantrin A treat Giardia?
Combantrin A can be used to treat giardiasis. It has shown activity against anaerobic protozoa like Giardia lamblia and Trichomonas vaginalis. Please consult your doctor if you think you are suffering from giardiasis as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Combantrin A kill eggs?
Combantrin A does not kill the eggs of the worms. It acts against the larva and the adult form of the worms.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
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