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Wormin 100mg Tablet

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

Introduction

Wormin 100mg 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.

Wormin 100mg 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 stomach pain as a side effect of this medicine. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. You may be monitored with blood tests and liver function tests throughout your treatment.

Uses of Wormin Tablet

  • Worm infections

Benefits of Wormin Tablet

In Worm infections

Wormin 100mg Tablet is an antibiotic medicine which helps treat many parasitic worm infections. It works by killing and stopping the further growth of 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. This medicine is generally safe to use while pregnant or breastfeeding, but you should ask your doctor.

Side effects of Wormin 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 Wormin

  • Abdominal pain

How to use Wormin 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. Wormin 100mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Wormin Tablet works

Wormin 100mg Tablet affects the permeability of the cell membrane thereby killing the worms.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Wormin 100mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Wormin 100mg 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
Wormin 100mg 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
Wormin 100mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Wormin 100mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Wormin 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Wormin 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Wormin 100mg 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 Wormin 100mg 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
Synthetic benzimidazole derivate, Benzophenones
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Wormin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Carz, Antep, C Lep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Milorgen, Fosphen, Fosentin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Fungal infections on body & face
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Cap. Itraconazole (Itrasys/ Canditral) 100mg twice daily for 2 weeks.Sertacide Cream for application twice daily for 1 month.Send pictures for better diagnosis and treatment
Fungal infections on face and body
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Cap. Itraconazole (Itrasys/ Canditral) 100mg twice daily for 2 weeks. Sertacide Cream for application twice daily for 1 month.Tab. Fexova 180 mg (if required in case of itching)
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FAQs

Q. Is Wormin 100mg Tablet effective?

Wormin 100mg 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 Wormin 100mg Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Wormin 100mg Tablet?

The use of Wormin 100mg Tablet is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to any other ingredients of this medicine, and if you are suffering from asthma. Tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions before taking the medicine.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Wormin 100mg 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 Wormin 100mg Tablet?

If you forget a dose of Wormin 100mg 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 Wormin 100mg Tablet safe?

Wormin 100mg 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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