Information about Diethylcarbamazine
Diethylcarbamazine is used in the treatment of worm infections and filariasis.
How Diethylcarbamazine works
Diethylcarbamazine belongs to a class of medications called anthelmintics. It kills the parasitic worms that cause parasitic worm infections as well as Filariasis. This helps to treat your infection.
Common side effects of Diethylcarbamazine
Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Abnormal liver function tests, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Hair loss, Fever, Vertigo
Available Medicine for Diethylcarbamazine
BanocideGlaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
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DicarbInga Laboratories Pvt Ltd
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Expert advice for Diethylcarbamazine
- You have been prescribed Diethylcarbamazine to treat a variety of parasitic worm infections.
- It should be taken with food.
- Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet. Swallow it whole with a full glass of water.
- It can be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take it during pregnancy. Use birth control measures to prevent pregnancy while taking Diethylcarbamazine.
- 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.