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Composition for ZENTEL

Albendazole(400 mg)

food interaction for ZENTEL

alcohol interaction for ZENTEL

pregnancy interaction for ZENTEL

lactation interaction for ZENTEL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zentel 400 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Zentel 400 mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Zentel 400 mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ZENTEL

Albendazole(400 mg)

Uses

Zentel 400 mg tablet is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.

How it works

Zentel 400 mg tablet belongs to class of medications called anti-helminthic. Zentel 400 mg tablet works by keeping the worm from absorbing sugar (glucose), so that the worm loses energy and dies.

Common side effects

Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Hair loss, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting

Common Dosage for ZENTEL 400 MG TABLET

Patients taking ZENTEL 400 MG TABLET

  • 82%
    Once A Day
  • 8%
    Once A Week
  • 4%
    Twice A Day
  • 3%
    Twice A Month
  • 1%
    Thrice A Day
  • 1%
    Once A Month

SUBSTITUTES for ZENTEL

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  • NOWORM 400 MG TABLET
    (1 tablet in strip)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 10.52/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 10.52
    pay 40% more per tablet
  • BANDY 400 MG TABLET
    (1 tablet in strip)
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 7.50/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 7.50
    same price
  • BENDEX 400 MG TABLET
    (1 tablet in strip)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 7.51/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 7.51
    same price
  • WOMIBAN 400MG TABLET
    (1 tablet in strip)
    Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 10.30/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 10.30
    pay 37% more per tablet
  • ABZ 400 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Indoco Remedies Ltd
    Rs. 1.08/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 10.81
    save 86% more per tablet

Top Physicians

  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
    4.8
  • Dr. Prabhat Kumar Jha
    MBBS, MD
    4.7
  • Dr. Sushila Kataria
    MBBS, MD, Diploma
    4.6
  • Dr. R. S. Rawat
    MBBS, MD
    4.5
  • Dr. P. R. Aryan
    MBBS, Diploma
    4.3

Expert advice for ZENTEL

  • 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

Frequently asked questions for ZENTEL

Albendazole

Q.Is albendazole/Zentel safe?
Yes, albendazole/Zentel is safe at prescribed dose for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is albendazole/Zentel an antibiotic?
No, it is not an antibiotic. It is anthelmintic drug

Q.Is albendazole/Zentel effective for or kill pinworms/pinworm eggs/all worms/all parasites/scabies?
Albendazole/Zentel is effective for killing the worms that causes the infection. Your doctor may prescribe this drug depending on the type of disease

Q.What is bandy plus tablet used for?
It contains the drug albendazole and is used for treating the infections like neurocysticercosis and hydatid disease

Q.Does albendazole/Zentel work?
It works for the infections due to worms. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Does albendazole require a prescription?
Albendazole is available only with doctor's prescription

Q.Does albendazole treat giardia?
It is not the first line of treatment for giardia, but can be used if doctor prescribes it

Q.Does albendazole/Zentel cause diarrhea?
It may cause diarrhea. However, consult your doctor if you experience this side effect

Q.What does Zentel treat/cure?
It is used to treat infections like neurocysticercosis and hydatid disease

Q.How does a Zentel tablet work?
It works by killing the worms

Q.How soon does Zentel work?
It depends on disease condition and other factors. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

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Content on this page was last updated on 01 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)