Medicine Overview of Wormkil Tablet
Uses of Wormkil Tablet
Wormkil Tablet is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.
Side effects of Wormkil Tablet
Headache, Nausea, Hair loss, Vomiting, Dizziness, Abnormal liver function tests, Fever, Abdominal pain, Vertigo.
How to use Wormkil 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Wormkil Tablet at a fixed time.
How Wormkil Tablet 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 Tablet
Expert advice for Wormkil Tablet
- Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to it.
- Takethe medicine with meals or with a snackTake plenty of fluids and fiber rich diet to avoid constipation.
- Do not start or continue the albendazole tablets and consult your doctor:
- If you have or ever had liver disease
- If you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant
- If you are breast feeding
Special precautions for Wormkil Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Wormkil Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Wormkil Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studi+more
es 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....
Wormkil Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or de+more
crease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Wormkil Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidn+more
ey disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Wormkil Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Wormkil Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Wormkil Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Inform your doctor if you develop signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine....
Inform your doctor if you develop signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet, Evafil 2mg Tablet, Premarin 0.30mg Tablet, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup
Frequently asked questions for Wormkil NA Tablet
Frequently asked questions for 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.
Substitutes for Wormkil
No substitutes found for this medicine