Papa 25mg Suspension

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Primarily used for

Parasitic worm infections
12.41
8 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Papa Suspension

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Uses of Papa Suspension

Papa 25mg Suspension is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.
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Side effects of Papa Suspension

Common

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

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How to use Papa 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. Papa 25mg Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Papa Suspension works

Pyrantel pamoate belongs to a class of drugs called anthelmintic. It works by causing paralysis of worms thereby expelling them out of the body.

In Depth Information on Papa Suspension

Expert advice for Papa Suspension

• Exercise caution if you have a history of liver disease.  • Take precautions if you suffer from severe malnutrition or anemia. • Take extra care to prevent the spread of infections to other family members by following hygiene practices.  • Do not drive, operate machinery as pyrantel pamoate may cause dizziness. • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. • Should not be administered to patients who are allergic to pyrantel pamoate or any of its ingredients.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Papa 25mg Suspension
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Papa 25mg Suspension is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Papa 25mg Suspension 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 Papa 25
mg Suspension in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Papa 25
mg Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Papa 25mg Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Pyrantel Pamoate

Papa is safe and effective at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is pyrantel pamoate the same as ivermectin?
Pyrantel pamoate and ivermectin are used to treat worms but they belong to different chemical classes. Pyrantel pamoate is effective against hookworms and roundworms whereas ivermectin treats river blindness
Papa is not a sulfa drug.

Substitutes for Papa

No substitutes found for this medicine
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