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Thelmex 250 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Thelmex Tablet

Thelmex 250 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of worm infections.

Thelmex Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Hair loss
  • Vomiting
  • Abnormal liver function tests
  • Fever
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vertigo

How to use Thelmex Tablet

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. Thelmex 250 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Thelmex Tablet works

Thelmex 250 mg Tablet is an antihelmintic medication. It works by binding to the muscle and nerve cells of worms, causing their paralysis. The worms are unable to move and are cleared naturally in stool.

Thelmex Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Thelmex 250 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Thelmex 250 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Thelmex 250 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Thelmex 250 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Thelmex 250 mg Tablet to treat a variety of parasitic worm infections.
  • It should be taken with food.
  • If you are unable to swallow the whole tablet, it may be crushed or chewed and swallowed with a full glass of water.
  • 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 Thelmex 250 mg Tablet.
  • Your doctor may monitor your blood counts and liver function before you start taking this medicine and regularly throughout your treatment.
  • Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Inform your doctor if you develop signs of infection.
  • Do not skip doses and finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may increase your risk of further infection.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Thelmex

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Sir/Madam, Kindly explain my abnormal test results.
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
Dear Sir Thank you for sharing your reports with me. It shows the following important things: 1. Your lymphocyte count is marginally high which indicates some kind of viral infections. Your vitamin D level is low, for this you should take calcirol sachet in milk once a week for at least 6 weeks. Your vitamin B12 level is low, for this you can take tablet mecobal once a day for at least 2 months.
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it is used for treating various infections
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FAQs

Q. Is Thelmex safe and effective?

Thelmex 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

Q. Is Thelmex sulfa drug?

Thelmex is not a sulfa drug.

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References
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  2. Rosenthal PJ. Clinical Pharmacology of the Antihelmenthic Drugs. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 931.
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BPL Medical Technologies, 11th KM Arakere, Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru - 560076
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