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Goworm 400 mg Suspension


Overview

Uses of Goworm Suspension

Goworm Suspension side effects

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

How to use Goworm Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Goworm 400 mg Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Goworm Suspension works

Goworm 400 mg Suspension 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.

Goworm Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Goworm 400 mg Suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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
Goworm 400 mg Suspension 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
Goworm 400 mg Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Goworm 400 mg Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Goworm 400 mg Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Goworm 400 mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Goworm 400 mg Suspension 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 Goworm 400 mg Suspension 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 Goworm 400 mg Suspension.
  • 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 Goworm with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is Goworm an antibiotic?

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

Q. What is Goworm used for?

Goworm 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 Goworm would not be effective.

Q. How does Goworm work?

Goworm 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 Goworm with fluconazole?

Goworm 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 Goworm safe?

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

Q. Is Goworm effective for treating pinworms?

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

Q. Is Goworm an over the counter product?

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

Q. Is Goworm safe in G6PD deficiency?

Goworm 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 Goworm kill tapeworms?

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

Q. Does Goworm cause diarrhoea?

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

Q. Does Goworm work?

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

Q. Is Goworm useful in the treatment of scabies?

Goworm 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 Goworm treat Giardia?

Goworm 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 Goworm kill eggs?

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

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