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Medicine Overview of Dicarb Tablet
Uses of Dicarb Tablet
Dicarb 100mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Parasitic worm infections and Filariasis.
Side effects of Dicarb Tablet
Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Abnormal liver function tests, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Hair loss, Fever, Vertigo.
How to use Dicarb 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 Dicarb 100mg Tablet with food.
How Dicarb 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 Dicarb Tablet
Expert advice for Dicarb 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.
Special precautions for Dicarb 100mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Dicarb 100mg Tablet should be used with caution during lacta+more
tion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Dicarb 100mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
There is limited information available on the use of Dicarb 100mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.+more
Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with kidney disease....
Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with kidney disease.
Dicarb 100mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver di+more
sease. No dose adjustment of Dicarb 100mg Tablet is recommended....
Frequently asked questions for Dicarb 100mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Diethylcarbamazine
Dicarb 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).
Dicarb 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.
Dicarb is not an antibiotic. Dicarb belongs to a class of medicines known as anthelminthic agents.