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Cystobend 400mg Tablet

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Composition for Cystobend 400mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Cystobend 400mg Tablet

Parasitic worm infections
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Medicine Overview of Cystobend Tablet

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Uses of Cystobend Tablet

Cystobend 400mg Tablet is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.
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Cystobend Tablet side effects

Common

Headache, Nausea, Hair loss, Vomiting, Dizziness, Abnormal liver function tests, Fever, Abdominal pain, Vertigo.

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How to use Cystobend 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. Cystobend 400mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cystobend Tablet works

Albendazole belongs to class of medications called anti-helminthic. Albendazole works by keeping the worm from absorbing sugar (glucose), so that the worm loses energy and dies.

In Depth Information on Cystobend Tablet

Expert advice for Cystobend Tablet

  • Cystobend treats infections caused by worms.
  • Take with food.
  • Can be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Cystobend.
  • Take a missed dose as soon as you remember it. Do not take 2 doses at the same time.
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Cystobend Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Cystobend Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cystobend 400mg Tablet 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
Cystobend 400mg Tablet 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
Cystobend 400mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Cystobend 400mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cystobend 400mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Cystobend 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cystobend 400mg Tablet 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Cystobend Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Albendazole

Cystobend is an antibiotic. It is an anthelmintic drug and is used in the treatment of many parasitic infections.
Cystobend 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 Cystobend would not be effective.
Cystobend 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 Cystobend with fluconazole?
Cystobend 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.
Cystobend is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Cystobend is used for the treatment of pinworms (Enterobius vermicolaris). Cystobend is active against the larval and the adult stages. Consult your doctor before taking any medicines for worm infections.
Cystobend is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Cystobend 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.
Cystobend is active against tapeworms like Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for these worm infestations.
Diarrhoea is an uncommon side effect of Cystobend. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Cystobend.
Cystobend works if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Cystobend 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.
Cystobend 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.
Cystobend does not kill the eggs of the worms. It acts against the larva and the adult form of the worms.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Cystobend with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Cystobend with Tibolone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tibolone: Tibomax, Sibolone, Maxtib, Livial, Tibofem
Cystobend with Ethinyl Estradiol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ethinyl Estradiol: Estogen, Choice, Lynoral, Veronica, Cyclenorm E, Secam E, Ethinorm E, Ncnorm E, Evomid
Cystobend with Estrogen
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Estrogen: Conjugase, Cornil, Espauz
Cystobend with Fosfestrol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosfestrol: Honvan
Cystobend with Estriol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Estriol: Evalon
Cystobend with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Cystobend with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline, Prolet
Cystobend with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
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