Abz

Indoco Remedies Ltd

Composition for Abz Products

Abz Products are primarily used for

Parasitic worm infections

About Abz Products

Uses of Abz Products

Albendazole is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.

Abz Products side effects

Common

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

How Abz Products work

Albendazole 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 for Abz Products

Expert advice for Abz Products

  • You have been prescribed Abz to treat a variety of parasitic worm infections.
  • 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 Abz.
  • 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.

Patient Concerns about Abz Products

Frequently asked questions about Abz Products

Frequently asked questions about Albendazole

Q. Is Abz an antibiotic?
Abz is an antibiotic. It is an anthelmintic drug and is used in the treatment of many parasitic infections.
Q. What is Abz used for?
Abz 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 Abz would not be effective.
Q. How does Abz work?
Abz 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 Abz with fluconazole?
Abz 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 Abz safe?
Abz is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Abz effective for treating pinworms?
Abz is used for the treatment of pinworms (Enterobius vermicolaris). Abz is active against the larval and the adult stages. Consult your doctor before taking any medicines for worm infections.
Q. Is Abz an over the counter product?
Abz is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Abz safe in G6PD deficiency?
Abz 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 Abz kill tapeworms?
Abz is active against tapeworms like Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for these worm infestations.
Q. Does Abz cause diarrhoea?
Diarrhoea is an uncommon side effect of Abz. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Abz.
Q. Does Abz work?
Abz works if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Abz useful in the treatment of scabies?
Abz 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 Abz treat Giardia?
Abz 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 Abz kill eggs?
Abz does not kill the eggs of the worms. It acts against the larva and the adult form of the worms.

Products for Abz

Abz 200mg Suspension
bottle of 10 ml Suspension
Indoco Remedies Ltd
MRP
16.24
Not Available

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