Medicine Overview of Knoc Out Tablet
Knoc Out 400 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.
Side Effects of Knoc Out are Vomiting, Dizziness, Increased liver enzymes, Nausea, Loss of appetite.
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. Knoc Out 400 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Knoc Out 400 mg Tablet 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.
In Depth Information on Knoc Out Tablet
- You have been prescribed Knoc Out 400 mg Tablet to treat infections caused by worms and other parasites.
- It should be taken with food.
- 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 Knoc Out 400 mg Tablet.
- Take a missed dose as soon as you remember it. Do not take 2 doses at the same time.
Knoc Out Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Knoc Out 400 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Knoc Out 400 mg Tablet 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.
Knoc Out 400 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Knoc Out 400 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Knoc Out 400 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Knoc Out 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Knoc Out 400 mg Tablet 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.
Frequently asked questions about Knoc Out Tablet
Q. Is Knoc Out an antibiotic?
Knoc Out is an antibiotic. It is an anthelmintic drug and is used in the treatment of many parasitic infections.
Q. What is Knoc Out used for?
Knoc Out 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 Knoc Out would not be effective.
Q. How does Knoc Out work?
Knoc Out 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 Knoc Out with fluconazole?
Knoc Out 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.
Knoc Out is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Knoc Out effective for treating pinworms?
Knoc Out is used for the treatment of pinworms (Enterobius vermicolaris). Knoc Out is active against the larval and the adult stages. Consult your doctor before taking any medicines for worm infections.
Q. Is Knoc Out an over the counter product?
Knoc Out is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Knoc Out safe in G6PD deficiency?
Knoc Out 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 Knoc Out kill tapeworms?
Knoc Out is active against tapeworms like Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for these worm infestations.
Q. Does Knoc Out cause diarrhoea?
Diarrhoea is an uncommon side effect of Knoc Out. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Knoc Out.
Knoc Out works if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Knoc Out useful in the treatment of scabies?
Knoc Out 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 Knoc Out treat Giardia?
Knoc Out 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 Knoc Out kill eggs?
Knoc Out does not kill the eggs of the worms. It acts against the larva and the adult form of the worms.
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