Dec 50mg Syrup

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Primarily used for

Parasitic worm infections, Filariasis
44.28
60 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Dec Syrup

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Uses of Dec Syrup

Dec 50mg Syrup is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections and filariasis.
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Side effects of Dec Syrup

Common

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

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How to use Dec 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. It is better to take Dec 50mg Syrup with food.

How Dec Syrup works

Diethylcarbamazine belongs to a class of medication called anti-helminthic. It can act against both the larval and adult forms of the parasitic worms that cause filariasis..

In Depth Information on Dec Syrup

Expert advice for Dec Syrup

Do not take diethylcarbamazine:
  • If you have had a history of convulsions or epilepsy.
  • If you have kidney or heart problems.
  • If you are greater than 65 years of age.
  • If you are breast-feeding or pregnant.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Dec 50mg Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Dec 50mg Syrup dur
ing lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Dec 50mg Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or de
crease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Dec 50m
g Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Dec 50m
g Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dec 50mg Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Diethylcarbamazine

Dec is used to treat parasitic worm infection and filariasis (elephantiasis), a disfiguring disease in which swelling of arms, legs or other body parts may occur. It is used to treat Bancroft's filariasis, eosinophilic lung, loiasis and river blindness (onchocerciasis).
Dec belongs to a class of medicines known as anti-helminthics. It works by killing both the larval and adult forms of the parasitic worms that cause filariasis.
Dec is not an antibiotic. Dec belongs to a class of medicines known as anthelminthic agents.

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