Wormex

Cipla Ltd

Composition for Wormex Products

Wormex Products are primarily used for

Parasitic worm infections

About Wormex Products

Uses of Wormex Products

Albendazole is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.

Wormex Products side effects

Common

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

How Wormex 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.

Patient Concerns about Wormex Products

Frequently asked questions about Wormex Products

Frequently asked questions about Albendazole

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

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