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Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet

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Product introduction

Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines used to treat parasites and worm infestations in the body. It helps to treat the infection by inhibiting the growth of the parasites.

Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as a prescription. It should be taken with food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better.

Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet may lead to some side effects such as nausea, headaches, stomach pain, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must consult your doctor immediately.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy.

Uses of Eofil Forte Tablet

  • Parasitic infections

Benefits of Eofil Forte Tablet

In Parasitic infections

Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet is medicine which helps treat many parasitic worm infections. It kills and stops the further growth of parasites causing the infection. This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all parasites are killed and do not become resistant. This medicine is generally safe to use while pregnant or breastfeeding, but you should ask your doctor.

Side effects of Eofil Forte Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Eofil Forte

  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Eofil Forte 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. Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Eofil Forte Tablet works

Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Diethylcarbamazine and Chlorpheniramine Maleate which treat parasitic infections. Diethylcarbamazine is an antiparasitic which works by decreasing the muscular activity and causing paralysis of the parasites (worms). Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which decreases the raised eosinophil count (white blood cells) and controls allergic symptoms like cough and breathlessness.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Eofil Forte Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

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    Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet should be taken with food at the same time every day.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as medicine can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • 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 Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 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.

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ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient concerns

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Approx 2inches parasitic worm came in stool
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
bandy plus once daily in night for 3 nights
There are rashes/small pimples on bum and back of knee and feet. Increasing with time. Is this serious infection.
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
Please consult skin specialist.This is Ashish can we do to hand foot mouth syndrome or some allergic skin manifestations or sometimes some parasitic skin infectionsThese can be due to many reasons few of them are hand foot mouth syndrome allergic skin reactions and parasitic infection of skinIf child is comfortable then no need to worry.Dr need a final diagnosis or provisional diagnosis to suggest you investigations or medicine or give opinion. Diagnosis cannot be done without taking in to consideration details of history and findings of clinical examination of patient. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet cause drowsiness?

Yes, Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet can make you feel drowsy. At the beginning of your treatment: do not drive, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities; until you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet?

The use of Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine, and if you are suffering from asthma. Tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions before taking the medicine.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Eofil Forte 250 mg/4 mg Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.

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References

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Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: March, 2023

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