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Dehel 400 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Dehel Tablet

Dehel 400 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.

Dehel Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite

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

How Dehel Tablet works

Dehel 400 mg Tablet 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.

Dehel Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dehel 400 mg 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
Dehel 400 mg 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
Dehel 400 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Dehel 400 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dehel 400 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dehel 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dehel 400 mg 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.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Dehel 400 mg Tablet 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 Dehel 400 mg Tablet.
  • 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 Dehel with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dehel

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Is Dehel an antibiotic?

Dehel is an antibiotic. It is an anthelmintic drug and is used in the treatment of many parasitic infections.

Q. What is Dehel used for?

Dehel 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 Dehel would not be effective.

Q. How does Dehel work?

Dehel 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 Dehel with fluconazole?

Dehel 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 Dehel safe?

Dehel is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Dehel effective for treating pinworms?

Dehel is used for the treatment of pinworms (Enterobius vermicolaris). Dehel is active against the larval and the adult stages. Consult your doctor before taking any medicines for worm infections.

Q. Is Dehel an over the counter product?

Dehel is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.

Q. Is Dehel safe in G6PD deficiency?

Dehel 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 Dehel kill tapeworms?

Dehel is active against tapeworms like Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for these worm infestations.

Q. Does Dehel cause diarrhoea?

Diarrhoea is an uncommon side effect of Dehel. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Dehel.

Q. Does Dehel work?

Dehel works if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Dehel useful in the treatment of scabies?

Dehel 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 Dehel treat Giardia?

Dehel 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 Dehel kill eggs?

Dehel does not kill the eggs of the worms. It acts against the larva and the adult form of the worms.
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