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Xeroworm AD 400mg Tablet

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Composition for Xeroworm AD 400mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Xeroworm AD 400mg Tablet

Parasitic worm infections
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₹1.1/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Xeroworm AD Tablet

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Uses of Xeroworm AD Tablet

Xeroworm AD 400mg Tablet is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.
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Xeroworm AD Tablet side effects

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

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How to use Xeroworm AD 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. Xeroworm AD 400mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Xeroworm AD 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.
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In Depth Information on Xeroworm AD Tablet

Expert advice for Xeroworm AD 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
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Xeroworm AD Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Xeroworm AD Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Xeroworm AD 400mg Tablet 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
Xeroworm AD 400mg Tablet 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
Xeroworm AD 400mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Xeroworm AD 400mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Xeroworm AD 400mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Xeroworm AD 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Xeroworm AD 400mg Tablet 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 Xeroworm AD Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Albendazole

Xeroworm ad is an antibiotic. It is an anthelmintic drug and is used in the treatment of many parasitic infections.
Xeroworm ad 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 Xeroworm ad would not be effective.
Xeroworm ad 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 Xeroworm ad with fluconazole?
Xeroworm ad 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.
Xeroworm ad is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Xeroworm ad is used for the treatment of pinworms (Enterobius vermicolaris). Xeroworm ad is active against the larval and the adult stages. Consult your doctor before taking any medicines for worm infections.
Xeroworm ad is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Xeroworm ad 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.
Xeroworm ad 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 Xeroworm ad. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Xeroworm ad.
Xeroworm ad works if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Xeroworm ad 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.
Xeroworm ad 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.
Xeroworm ad 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 Xeroworm AD with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Xeroworm AD with Fosfestrol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosfestrol: Honvan
Xeroworm AD with Estriol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Estriol: Evalon
Xeroworm AD with Ethinyl Estradiol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ethinyl Estradiol: Estogen, Choice, Lynoral, Veronica, Cyclenorm E, Secam E, Ethinorm E, Ncnorm E, Evomid
Xeroworm AD with Tibolone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tibolone: Tibomax, Sibolone, Maxtib, Livial, Tibofem
Xeroworm AD with Estrogen
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Estrogen: Conjugase, Cornil, Espauz
Xeroworm AD with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Xeroworm AD with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline, Prolet
Xeroworm AD with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
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