DECET 150MG TABLET

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Composition for DECET 150MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Parasitic Worm Infections, filariasis
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Driving
6.66
₹0.67/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for DECET TABLET

RESOPHYL 150MG TABLET
Empiai Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹1.42/tablet
113% costlier
EOFIL 150MG TABLET
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Medicine Overview of DECET TABLET

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Uses of DECET TABLET

Decet 150mg tablet is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections and filariasis.
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Side effects of DECET TABLET

Common

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

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How to use DECET 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. It is better to take Decet 150mg tablet with food.

How DECET TABLET 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 DECET TABLET

Expert advice for DECET TABLET

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.
Warnings
Special precautions for DECET 150MG TABLET
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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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
SAFE
There is no interaction between liver impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for DECET 150MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Diethylcarbamazine

Q. What is diethylcarbamazine used for?
Diethylcarbamazine 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).
Q. How does diethylcarbamazine work?
Diethylcarbamazine 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.
Q. Is diethylcarbamazine an antibiotic?
Diethylcarbamazine is not an antibiotic. Diethylcarbamazine belongs to a class of medicines known as anthelminthic agents.
Q. Is diethylcarbamazine safe in pregnancy?
Diethylcarbamazine is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Human and animal studies are not available. Please talk to your doctor before using any medicine during pregnancy.
Q. How is diethylcarbamazine administered?
Diethylcarbamazine is administered orally in the form of tablet. The dose is different for different conditions. Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor.
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