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Wormkil Syrup

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Ozone Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Wormkil Syrup

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Primary uses of Wormkil Syrup

Parasitic worm infections
MRP
12.35
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Wormkil Syrup

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Uses of Wormkil Syrup

Wormkil Syrup is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.
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Wormkil Syrup side effects

Common

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

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How to use Wormkil Syrup

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. Wormkil Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Wormkil Syrup works

Albendazole belongs to class of medications called anti-helminthic. Albendazole works by keeping the worm from absorbing sugar (glucose), so that the worm loses energy and dies.

In Depth Information on Wormkil Syrup

Expert advice for Wormkil Syrup

  • Wormkil Syrup treats infections caused by worms.
  • Take with food.
  • Can be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Wormkil Syrup.
  • Take a missed dose as soon as you remember it. Do not take 2 doses at the same time.
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Wormkil Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for Wormkil Syrup
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Wormkil Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Wormkil Syrup is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Wormkil Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Wormkil Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Wormkil Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Wormkil Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Wormkil Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Wormkil Syrup

Frequently asked questions about Albendazole

Wormkil is an antibiotic. It is an anthelmintic drug and is used in the treatment of many parasitic infections.
Wormkil is used for the treatment of infections caused by helminths (worms) like Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm/threadworm), Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm), Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus (hookworms), Trichuris trichiura (whipworm), Strongyloides stercoralis, animal hookworm larvae causing cutaneous larva migrans, and Opisthorchis viverrini (liver flukes) and Clonorchis sinensis. It is also indicated for the treatment of Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. (tapeworm) infections and has shown good activity against anaerobic protozoa like Giardia lamblia and Trichomonas vaginalis. Please consult your doctor before taking any treatment for worms as there could be many worms against which Wormkil would not be effective.
Wormkil works by killing the larva and the adult form of the worm by inhibiting tubulin polymerization which causes energy depletion and decreases the mobility of the worm and hence kills the helminth.
Q. Can I take Wormkil with fluconazole?
Wormkil can be taken with fluconazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Wormkil is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Wormkil is used for the treatment of pinworms (Enterobius vermicolaris). Wormkil is active against the larval and the adult stages. Consult your doctor before taking any medicines for worm infections.
Wormkil is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Wormkil is safe to use in people with G6PD deficiency. Please consult your doctor to know more about drugs which are to be avoided in G6PD deficient people.
Wormkil is active against tapeworms like Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for these worm infestations.
Diarrhoea is an uncommon side effect of Wormkil. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Wormkil.
Wormkil works if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Wormkil is not used for the treatment of scabies. If you think you are suffering from scabies, please consult your doctor as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Wormkil can be used to treat giardiasis. It has shown activity against anaerobic protozoa like Giardia lamblia and Trichomonas vaginalis. Please consult your doctor if you think you are suffering from giardiasis as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Wormkil does not kill the eggs of the worms. It acts against the larva and the adult form of the worms.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Wormkil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Wormkil with Fosfestrol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosfestrol: Honvan
Wormkil with Tibolone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tibolone: Tibomax, Sibolone, Maxtib, Livial, Tibofem
Wormkil with Estradiol Topical
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Estradiol Topical: Oestrogel, Evolon, Systen
Wormkil with Estrogen
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Estrogen: Conjugase, Cornil, Espauz
Wormkil with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Wormkil with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline, Prolet, Etdone
Wormkil with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
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