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Vbiovam 150mg Tablet

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Vbiovam 150mg Tablet is an antiparasitic medication. It is used in the treatment of worm infections. It works by killing the worms and this treats your infection.

Vbiovam 150mg Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken with food, preferably at a fixed time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

Some people may experience vomiting, headache, dizziness, nausea and stomach pain as the side effects of this medicine. Please consult your doctor if these side effects do not resolve or persist for a longer duration. You may be monitored with blood tests and liver function tests throughout your treatment.

Uses of Vbiovam Tablet

  • Worm infections

Benefits of Vbiovam Tablet

In Worm infections

Vbiovam 150mg Tablet is an antibiotic medicine which helps treat many parasitic infections of the skin such as leprosy, warts, lichen planus and aphthous ulcers. It works by killing and stopping the growth infection causing organisms. This way it provides relief from the symptoms and speeds up the healing process. This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue using it as long as it is prescribed even if you feel better, to make sure that all parasites are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Vbiovam Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Vbiovam

  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Vbiovam 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. Vbiovam 150mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Vbiovam Tablet works

Vbiovam 150mg Tablet is an antiparasitic medication. It works by suppressing the enzyme activity in the worm's muscle, causing its paralysis and death. This treats your infection.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Vbiovam 150mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Vbiovam 150mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vbiovam 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Vbiovam 150mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Vbiovam 150mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Vbiovam 150mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Vbiovam 150mg 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 Vbiovam 150mg 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Imidazothiazoles derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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What ointment or tablet should be taken for fungal infections . Earlier i have taken fusys 150mg .kindly suggest there is a lot of itching i have also used flucart H ointment.
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Plz visit for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few daysOral medicine can be advised under supervision of doctor
I feel itchy after bath and sweating. It became intolerable.But there was no rashes on the body. No red sign . Body looks normal and can't control the itching.What should I do. Which medicine should I take. Please suggest.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
take fluconazole 150mg once a week for 4 weeks (total 4 tablet in 4 weeks)
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FAQs

Q. Is Vbiovam 150mg Tablet effective?

Vbiovam 150mg Tablet is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Vbiovam 150mg Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. Can the use of Vbiovam 150mg Tablet cause dizziness?

Yes, Vbiovam 150mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy. Avoid driving, operating on machinery, working at heights or participating or participating in potentially dangerous activities, especially during the initial days of your treatment. However, if your condition does not improve, consult your doctor.

Q. Are there any specific conditions where Vbiovam 150mg Tablet should be avoided?

The use of Vbiovam 150mg Tablet should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any other ingredients of this medicine. Also, patients who are suffering from asthma should refrain from using Vbiovam 150mg Tablet. Therefore, inform your doctor if you have or had any medical condition before starting your treatment with Vbiovam 150mg Tablet.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Vbiovam 150mg Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Vbiovam 150mg Tablet?

If you forget a dose of Vbiovam 150mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Vbiovam 150mg Tablet safe?

Vbiovam 150mg Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

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