Zentel Tablet


Overview

Uses of Zentel Tablet

Zentel Tablet is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.

Zentel Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite

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

How Zentel Tablet works

Zentel Tablet is an antiparasitic medication. It works by keeping the worms from absorbing sugar (glucose), thereby depleting their energy level. This causes the worms to die and treats your infection.

Zentel Tablet related warnings

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

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Zentel 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 Zentel 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Zentel with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zentel

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As per attached photo please adviseWhat's problem with child aged 1 year please.Is there is food or water poisoning
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, the reports show that there is worm infestation. Please start syp Zentel 5 ml once daily for the next 3 days.Repeat Zentel single dose 5 ml after 15 days.Repeat stool test after 1 month for result.
I Have occasional skin itching and redness. I once consulted a doc, he said its Urticaria and asked me to take Dazit M. How long does it last and what is the cure?
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Cause of urticaria must be determinedTab Zentel 400 mg stat . Repeat after 3 weeksSerum IgE,Absolute eosinophil count,Complete allergy test.
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FAQs

Q. Is Zentel an antibiotic?

Zentel is an antibiotic. It is an anthelmintic drug and is used in the treatment of many parasitic infections.

Q. What is Zentel used for?

Zentel 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 Zentel would not be effective.

Q. How does Zentel work?

Zentel 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 Zentel with fluconazole?

Zentel 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.

Q. Is Zentel safe?

Zentel is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Zentel effective for treating pinworms?

Zentel is used for the treatment of pinworms (Enterobius vermicolaris). Zentel is active against the larval and the adult stages. Consult your doctor before taking any medicines for worm infections.

Q. Is Zentel an over the counter product?

Zentel is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.

Q. Is Zentel safe in G6PD deficiency?

Zentel 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.

Q. Does Zentel kill tapeworms?

Zentel is active against tapeworms like Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for these worm infestations.

Q. Does Zentel cause diarrhoea?

Diarrhoea is an uncommon side effect of Zentel. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Zentel.

Q. Does Zentel work?

Zentel works if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Zentel useful in the treatment of scabies?

Zentel 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.

Q. Does Zentel treat Giardia?

Zentel 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.

Q. Does Zentel kill eggs?

Zentel does not kill the eggs of the worms. It acts against the larva and the adult form of the worms.
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