Ivermectin + Albendazole is a combination of two antiparasitic medicines: Ivermectin + Albendazole1 and Ivermectin + Albendazole2. Ivermectin + Albendazole1 works by binding to muscle and nerve cells of worms causing their paralysis and death. Ivermectin + Albendazole2 works by keeping the worms from absorbing sugar (glucose), so that they lose energy and die. This treats your infection effectively.
Q. How can I know that my child is having a worm infection?
It could be worm infection if your child complains of an itchy bottom (rectal area), difficulty sitting, fatigue, restless sleep due to anal itching, and persistent stomach pain with loss of appetite or frequent indigestion. Another sign of worm infection is pica in which you may notice your child eating inedible substances such as mud. Speak to your child’s doctor as soon as you notice any of these in your child. The doctor may suggest collecting your child’s stool and blood samples on 3 different days for examination. Depending upon the reports, the doctor will decide upon the treatment and prescribe your child with medicine.
Q. What is the best time to give Indben-I Syrup to my child?
Indben-I Syrup can be given at any time of the day just remember to give it with a fat-containing food such as milk.
Q. How can my child become infected with intestinal worms?
Areas with poor sanitation may have soil that is contaminated with eggs of worms. Your child may also get infected by playing in the contaminated soil. When your child returns home after playing, ask them to clean up using soap and water. Transmission can also occur by drinking contaminated water or by eating contaminated vegetables and fruits without washing or peeling.
Q. How should I store my child’s medicine?
Store Indben-I Syrup at room temperature in a cool dry place beyond the reach of the children and pets to avoid any accidental intake. Do not freeze the medicine.
Q. When should I call my child’s doctor right away?
Reach out to the doctor if your child complains of vision problems, puffy eyes, severe itching all over the body or experiences trouble walking or standing, trouble breathing, fast heart rate. You should also not neglect if your child feels disoriented or confused, exhibits loss of bowel control, or complains of neck pain soon after the intake of Indben-I Syrup.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 23rd Oct 2022. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.