Worm Lock

Astra Labs

Composition for Worm Lock Products

Worm Lock Products are primarily used for

Parasitic worm infections

About Worm Lock Products

Uses of Worm Lock Products

Albendazole is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.

Worm Lock Products side effects

Common

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

How Worm Lock 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 Worm Lock Products

Expert advice for Worm Lock Products

  • You have been prescribed Worm Lock 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 Worm Lock.
  • 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 Worm Lock Products

Frequently asked questions about Worm Lock Products

Frequently asked questions about Albendazole

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

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