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Zomar 600 mg Tablet

Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Zomar 600 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Zomar 600 mg Tablet

Parasitic worm infections
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Medicine Overview of Zomar Tablet

Uses of Zomar Tablet

Zomar 600 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.

Zomar Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Zomar are Vomiting, Dizziness, Increased liver enzymes, Nausea, Loss of appetite.

How to use Zomar 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. Zomar 600 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zomar Tablet works

Zomar 600 mg 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.
In Depth Information on Zomar Tablet

Expert advice for Zomar Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Zomar 600 mg Tablet to treat infections caused by worms and other parasites.
  • It should be taken with food.
  • 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 Zomar 600 mg Tablet. 
  • Take a missed dose as soon as you remember it. Do not take 2 doses at the same time.
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Zomar Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Zomar Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zomar 600 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Zomar 600 mg 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
Zomar 600 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Zomar 600 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zomar 600 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zomar 600 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zomar 600 mg 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 Zomar Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Albendazole
Q. Is Zomar an antibiotic?
Zomar is an antibiotic. It is an anthelmintic drug and is used in the treatment of many parasitic infections.
Q. What is Zomar used for?
Zomar 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 Zomar would not be effective.
Q. How does Zomar work?
Zomar 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 Zomar with fluconazole?
Zomar 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 Zomar safe?
Zomar is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Zomar effective for treating pinworms?
Zomar is used for the treatment of pinworms (Enterobius vermicolaris). Zomar is active against the larval and the adult stages. Consult your doctor before taking any medicines for worm infections.
Q. Is Zomar an over the counter product?
Zomar is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Zomar safe in G6PD deficiency?
Zomar 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 Zomar kill tapeworms?
Zomar is active against tapeworms like Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for these worm infestations.
Q. Does Zomar cause diarrhoea?
Diarrhoea is an uncommon side effect of Zomar. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Zomar.
Q. Does Zomar work?
Zomar works if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Zomar useful in the treatment of scabies?
Zomar 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 Zomar treat Giardia?
Zomar 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 Zomar kill eggs?
Zomar 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 Zomar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zomar with Fosfestrol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosfestrol: Feofer
Zomar with Estrogen
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Estrogen: Conjugase
Zomar with Tibolone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tibolone: Tibomax, Sibolone, Maxtib, Livial
Zomar with Estriol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Estriol: Evalon
Zomar with Estradiol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Estradiol: Lanadiol, Carried, Estova, MyEstra, Evadiol, Estrobuild, Progynon, Endothik, Evatone, Emgra
Zomar with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Zomar with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Zomar with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Arbetol, Carbdac, Antilep, Tegtol, Evic
Zomar with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Epicare, Neptoin
Zomar with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Milorgen, Fosphen, Fosentin
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Substitutes for Zomar

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