Hetrazan 120mg Syrup

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Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Hetrazan 120mg Syrup

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Primarily used for

Parasitic worm infections, Filariasis
21.18
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Hetrazan Syrup

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Uses of Hetrazan Syrup

Hetrazan 120mg Syrup is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections and filariasis.
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Side effects of Hetrazan Syrup

Common

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

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How to use Hetrazan Syrup

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. It is better to take Hetrazan 120mg Syrup with food.

How Hetrazan Syrup 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 Hetrazan Syrup

Expert advice for Hetrazan Syrup

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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Hetrazan 120mg Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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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 Hetrazan 120mg Syr
up during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Hetrazan 120mg Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Hetraza
n 120mg Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Hetraza
n 120mg Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Hetrazan 120mg Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Diethylcarbamazine

Hetrazan 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).
Hetrazan 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.
Hetrazan is not an antibiotic. Hetrazan belongs to a class of medicines known as anthelminthic agents.

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