Medicine Overview of Low Tablet DT
Uses of Low Tablet DT
Low 200mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of Parasitic worm infections.
Side effects of Low Tablet DT
Headache, Nausea, Hair loss, Vomiting, Dizziness, Abnormal liver function tests, Fever, Abdominal pain, Vertigo.
How to use Low Tablet DT
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Low 200mg Tablet DT at a fixed time.
How Low Tablet DT 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..
In Depth Information on Low Tablet DT
Expert advice for Low Tablet DT
- 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
Special precautions for Low 200mg Tablet DT
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Low 200mg Tablet DT may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Low 200mg Tablet DT 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.+more
A single oral dose of Albendazole is safe in lactating women....
A single oral dose of Albendazole is safe in lactating women.
Low 200mg Tablet DT may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Low 200mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use in patients with+more
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Low 200mg Tablet DT may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Evafem 2mg Tablet, Premarin 1.25mg Tablet, Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Beetal Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Low 200mg Tablet DT
Frequently asked questions for Albendazole
Low is an antibiotic. It is an anthelmintic drug and is used in the treatment of many parasitic infections.
Low 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 Low would not be effective.
Low 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 Low with fluconazole?
Low 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.
Low is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Low is used for the treatment of pinworms (Enterobius vermicolaris). Low is active against the larval and the adult stages. Consult your doctor before taking any medicines for worm infections.
Low is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Low 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.
Low is active against tapeworms like Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for these worm infestations.
Diarrhoea is an uncommon side effect of Low. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Low.
Low works if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Low 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.
Low 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.
Low does not kill the eggs of the worms. It acts against the larva and the adult form of the worms.
Substitutes for Low
No substitutes found for this medicine