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Vermitreat 6mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Vermitreat 6mg Tablet is an antiparasitic medication. It is used to treat parasitic infections of your intestinal tract, skin, and eyes.

Your doctor will explain how to take Vermitreat 6mg Tablet and how much you need. Read the instructions that come with the medicine to make sure you take it correctly. Generally, it is taken on an empty stomach. You usually need to take it only once to get rid of your infection. However, if you do not feel better after taking it, talk to your doctor. To get the most benefit from the medicine, drink lots of fluids and avoid caffeine when taking this medication.

This medicine is generally safe with little or no side effects. Your doctor may get stool and blood tests after taking the medication to see if you have gotten rid of the infection. Remember before taking it, you should ask your doctor’s advice if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Vermitreat Tablet

  • Parasitic infections

Benefits of Vermitreat Tablet

In Parasitic infections

Vermitreat 6mg Tablet helps treat many parasitic infections of your intestinal tract, skin, and eyes. It works by paralyzing and killing the parasites causing the infection. This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all parasites are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Vermitreat 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 Vermitreat

  • Application site burning

How to use Vermitreat 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. Vermitreat 6mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Vermitreat Tablet works

Vermitreat 6mg Tablet is an antiparasitic medication. It works by binding to the muscle and nerve cells of worms, causing their paralysis and death. This treats your infection.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Vermitreat 6mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Vermitreat 6mg 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
Vermitreat 6mg 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
SAFE
Vermitreat 6mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Vermitreat 6mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Vermitreat 6mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Vermitreat Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Vermitreat 6mg Tablet, please consult your doctor.

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Fact Box

Chemical Class
Macrocyclic Lactone Derivative
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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Approx 2inches parasitic worm came in stool
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
bandy plus once daily in night for 3 nights
Fungal infections in body and highly itching
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take gandhak rasayan 2 tablet twice, aarogyavardhini vati 2 tablet twice, apply mahamarichyadi oil
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FAQs

Q. What is Vermitreat? What is it used for?

Vermitreat belongs to a class of medicines known as ectoparasiticides. It helps to treat many types of parasite infections, including head lice, scabies, river blindness (onchocerciasis), certain types of diarrhea (strongyloidiasis) and some other worm infections. It can be taken by mouth or applied to the skin for external infestations.

Q. Is Vermitreat effective?

Vermitreat 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. It is important to complete the full course of treatment. Stopping the use of Vermitreat may cause the symptoms to return or even worsen.

Q. Is Vermitreat available over the counter?

No, Vermitreat is not available over the counter. It can only be taken if prescribed by a doctor. Do not self-medicate to avoid any side effects. Take it only under the supervision of a healthcare professional to get the maximum benefit of Vermitreat.

Q. How does Vermitreat work?

Vermitreat works by first paralyzing and then later killing the infection-causing organisms. This also helps in slowing down the multiplication rate of the causative organisms, thereby accelerating the healing process. This whole process helps in treating the infection.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Vermitreat?

If you forget a dose of Vermitreat, 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. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Vermitreat safe?

Vermitreat 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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