Filanil Forte 150mg/2mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Parasitic worm infections, Allergic disorders, Filariasis
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22.62
₹2.26/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Filanil Forte 150mg/2mg Tablet

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Uses of Diethylcarbamazine

Diethylcarbamazine is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections and filariasis.
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Side effects of Diethylcarbamazine

Common

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

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How to use Diethylcarbamazine

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.

How Filanil Forte 150mg/2mg 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..
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Uses of Chlorpheniramine

Chlorpheniramine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Chlorpheniramine

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Chlorpheniramine

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.

How Filanil Forte 150mg/2mg Tablet works

Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Filanil Forte 150mg/2mg Tablet

Expert advice for Diethylcarbamazine

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.

Expert advice for Chlorpheniramine

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Chlorpheniramine, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
Warnings
Special precautions for Filanil Forte 150mg/2mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Filanil Forte 150mg/2mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Filanil Forte 150m
g/2mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Filanil Forte 150mg/2mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, slee
py, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Filanil Forte 150mg/2mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Filanil Forte 150mg/2mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Filanil Forte 150mg/2mg Tablet may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Filanil
Forte 150mg/2mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Filanil Forte 150mg/2mg 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.

Frequently asked questions for Chlorpheniramine

Q. Does chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate cause increase in blood pressure/ drowsy/non drowsy/sedating/get you high/keep you awake/sleepiness/make you tired/weight gain?
Chlorpheniramine causing these side effects is common or rare. Always consult your doctor, if you experience any of these side effects
Q. Is chlorpheniramine like Benadryl?
No, chlorpheniramine is different from Benadryl
Q. Is chlorpheniramine prescription?
Yes, it is available with doctor’s prescription only
Q. Can I take chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate with Panadol/ cetirizine /Zyrtec/ Allegra/ warfarin/ diphenhydramine/ ibuprofen/Claritin/guaifenesin/Benadryl?
Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of chlorpheniramine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does chlorpheniramine contain aspirin?
No, it does not contain aspirin in it. Chlorpheniramine is a different drug than aspirin.
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Substitutes for Filanil Forte

No substitutes found for this medicine
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