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DIETHYLCARBAMAZINE 50MG TABLET

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Composition FOR DIETHYLCARBAMAZINE 50MG TABLET

Diethylcarbamazine(50 mg)

food interaction for DIETHYLCARBAMAZINE 50MG TABLET

alcohol interaction for DIETHYLCARBAMAZINE 50MG TABLET

pregnancy interaction for DIETHYLCARBAMAZINE 50MG TABLET

lactation interaction for DIETHYLCARBAMAZINE 50MG TABLET

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Diethylcarbamazine 50mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR DIETHYLCARBAMAZINE 50MG TABLET

Diethylcarbamazine(50 mg)

Uses

Diethylcarbamazine 50mg tablet is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections and filariasis

How it works

Diethylcarbamazine 50mg tablet 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.

Common side effects

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

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Expert advice FOR DIETHYLCARBAMAZINE 50MG 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR DIETHYLCARBAMAZINE 50MG TABLET

Diethylcarbamazine

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)