Leben 400 mg/150 mg Tablet

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Composition for Leben 400 mg/150 mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Parasitic worm infections
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Medicine Overview of Leben 400 mg/150 mg Tablet

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Uses of Albendazole

Albendazole is used in the treatment of Parasitic worm infections.
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Side effects of Albendazole

Common

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

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How to use Albendazole

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 Leben 400 mg/150 mg Tablet works

Albendazole belongs to class of medications called anti-helminthic. Albendazole works by keeping the worm from absorbing sugar (glucose), so that the worm loses energy and dies..
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Uses of Levamisole

Levamisole is used in the treatment of Parasitic worm infections.
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Side effects of Levamisole

Common

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

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How to use Levamisole

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 Leben 400 mg/150 mg Tablet works

Levamisole belongs to class of medicines called imidazothiazoles. It works by slowing the growth of cancer cells and spread in the body. It also kills the worms by causing paralysis to worm muscles..

In Depth Information on Leben 400 mg/150 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Albendazole

  • Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to it.
  • Takethe medicine with meals or with a snackTake plenty of fluids and fiber rich diet to avoid constipation.
  • Do not start or continue the albendazole tablets and consult your doctor:
  • If you have or ever had liver disease 
  • If you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant
  • If you are breast feeding

Expert advice for Levamisole

  • Do not receive live vaccines during treatment with levamisole.
  • Take precautions while using levamisole as it can lower your immunity. Avoid contact with people who have colds, the flu, or other contagious disease and also who have recently been vaccinated with a live vaccine.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking levamisole as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any one of the following serious side effects: difficulty breathing; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; decreased bone marrow function, extreme fatigue, fever, chills, or signs of infection; confusion or loss of consciousness, memory loss, muscle weakness, numbness or tingling; seizure, speech disturbances).
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Leben 400 mg/150 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
You should avoid drinking alcohol, it can increase some of the side effects of levamisole.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Leben 400 mg/150 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Leben 400 mg/150 mg Tablet should be used with caution durin
g lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Leben 400 mg/150 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy,
tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Leben 400 mg/150 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patien
ts with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Leben 400 mg/150 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Leben 400 mg/150 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Albendazole

Q. Is Albendazole an antibiotic?
Albendazole is an antibiotic. It is an anthelmintic drug and is used in the treatment of many parasitic infections.
Q. What is Albendazole used for?
Albendazole 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 Albendazole would not be effective.
Q. How does Albendazole work?
Albendazole 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 Albendazole with fluconazole?
Albendazole 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 Albendazole safe?
Albendazole is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Albendazole effective for treating pinworms?
Albendazole is used for the treatment of pinworms (Enterobius vermicolaris). Albendazole is active against the larval and the adult stages. Consult your doctor before taking any medicines for worm infections.
Q. Is Albendazole an over the counter product?
Albendazole is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Albendazole safe in G6PD deficiency?
Albendazole 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 Albendazole kill tapeworms?
Albendazole is active against tapeworms like Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for these worm infestations.
Q. Does Albendazole cause diarrhoea?
Diarrhoea is an uncommon side effect of Albendazole. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Albendazole.
Q. Does Albendazole work?
Albendazole works if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Albendazole useful in the treatment of scabies?
Albendazole 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 Albendazole treat Giardia?
Albendazole 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 Albendazole kill eggs?
Albendazole does not kill the eggs of the worms. It acts against the larva and the adult form of the worms.
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Frequently asked questions for Levamisole

Q. Is Levamisole illegal/ safe/ a stimulant/ gets you high?
Levamisole is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor. It is not an illegal or a stimulant drug and it does not make you high
Q. How does Levamisole kill worms?
Levamisole kill the worms by causing paralysis to worm muscles
Q. What does Levamisole taste like?
Levasimole has a metallic taste.

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