Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Hetrazan Products

Hetrazan Products are primarily used for

Worm infections, Filariasis

About Hetrazan Products

Uses of Hetrazan Products

Diethylcarbamazine is used in the treatment of worm infections and filariasis.

Hetrazan Products side effects


Side Effects of Hetrazan are Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Nausea, Fever, Muscle pain, Allergic reaction, Swelling of lymph nodes, Lymphangitis, Lymphedema, Decreased appetite, Seizure, Urticaria, Rigors, General discomfort, Chills, Asthma attack, Protein in urine, Localized edema, Nodules.

How Hetrazan Products work

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.

Patient Concerns about Hetrazan Products

Frequently asked questions about Hetrazan Products

Frequently asked questions about Diethylcarbamazine

Q. What is Hetrazan 100 Tablet used for?
Hetrazan 100 Tablet is used to treat parasitic worm infection and filariasis (elephantiasis). Filariasis is a disease in which swelling of arms, legs or other body parts may occur. Hetrazan 100 Tablet is used to treat Bancroft's filariasis, eosinophilic lung, loiasis and river blindness (onchocerciasis).
Q. Can the use of Hetrazan 100 Tablet cause drowsiness?
Yes, Hetrazan 100 Tablet can make you feel drowsy. Avoid driving, operating on machinery, working at heights, or participating in potentially dangerous activities, especially during the initial days of your treatment. However, if your condition does not improve, consult your doctor.
Q. Is Hetrazan 100 Tablet effective?
Hetrazan 100 Tablet is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Hetrazan 100 Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Hetrazan 100 Tablet?
The use of Hetrazan 100 Tablet should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any other ingredients of this medicine. Also, patients who are suffering from asthma should refrain from using Hetrazan 100 Tablet. Therefore, inform your doctor if you have or had any medical condition before starting your treatment with the medicine.
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Hetrazan 100 Tablet?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. How does Hetrazan 100 Tablet work?
Hetrazan 100 Tablet belongs to a class of medicines known as anthelmintics. It works by killing both the larval and adult forms of the parasitic worms that cause Filariasis.
Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Hetrazan 100 Tablet?
If you forget a dose of Hetrazan 100 Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.
Q. Is Hetrazan 100 Tablet safe?
Hetrazan 100 Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Products for Hetrazan

Hetrazan 100 Tablet
strip of 30 tablets
Pfizer Ltd
Hetrazan 120mg Syrup
bottle of 100 ml Syrup
Pfizer Ltd
Not Available
Hetrazan 50mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Pfizer Ltd
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