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ALMEB 100mg Tablet 6x10s

Mebendazole:100mg | Intestinal anthelmintics

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Alson Product Form : TabletPack Size : 6x10s Ingredients : Mebendazole:100mgGeneric Category : Intestinal anthelmintics

How it works

ALMEB 100mg Tablet 6x10s prevents newly hatched insect larvae (worms) from growing or multiplying in your body.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for ALMEB 100mg Tablet 6x10s

  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach discomfort and pain
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Convulsions (seizures) severe
  • Allergic skin reaction severe
  • Difficulty in breathing severe
  • Fever with chills
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Peeling and blistering of skin severe
  • Hair loss or thinning of the hair
  • Elevated liver enzymes severe
  • Swelling of eyelids, face, lips, tongue severe
  • Decrease in blood cell count
  • Sore throat and hoarseness
  • Joint or muscle pain
  • Weight loss

Uses of ALMEB 100mg Tablet 6x10s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Whipworm infection

    This medicine is used for the treatment of Whipworm infection caused by Trichuris trichiura strain.

  • Hookworm infection

    This medicine is used for the treatment of Hookworm infection caused by Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale strains.

  • Pinworm infection

    This medicine is used for the treatment of pinworm infection caused by Enterobius vermicularis strain.

  • Roundworm infection

    This medicine is used for the treatment of roundworm infection caused by Ascaris lumbricoides strain.

  • Other parasitic infections

    This medicine is also used for other infections caused due to helminths. Infections treated may include Giardiasis, Filariasis, Toxocariasis, Hydatid disease etc.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    This medicine is poorly absorbed from the Gastro-intestinal tract and reaches its peak levels in the body within 2-4 hours of administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    The time duration for which this medicine remains effective in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine can be used in breastfeeding if needed. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended if you are allergic to ALMEB 100mg Tablet 6x10s or any other medicine belonging to the parent group namely, Benzimidazoles.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine can be used in breastfeeding if needed. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Liver function

    This medicine may alter the liver functionality by increasing the enzyme content. Though the effect is reversible, close monitoring of enzyme levels is necessary especially if you have a liver condition.

  • Blood cells count

    This medicine may alter the blood cell count on prolonged usage. Report any side effect like persistent fever with chills and sore throat to the doctor on priority.

  • Prevention of infection

    Use of this medicine to treat an infection should be complemented by hygiene measures like cleaning the house and personal belongings, washing hands before and after eating etc. This will ensure that the infection is not repeated or spread to other people.

  • Drug resistance

    It is recommended to take this medicine for the entire prescribed duration even when the symptoms improve or resolve. Failure to do so would result in drug resistance and treatment of subsequent infections with the same medicine would become very difficult.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as your remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped. Contact your doctor if you miss more than one scheduled dose of this medicine.

  • Overdose

    Contact your doctor if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms may include persistent and severe stomach pain coupled with vomiting.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Carbamazepine
  • Metronidazole moderate
  • Phenytoin
  • Cimetidine
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution if the patient has an impairment of normal liver function. It is advised to monitor the liver function especially if the dose is high and the duration of use is extended.

General Instructions

Take ALMEB 100mg Tablet 6x10s as instructed by the doctor. This medicine can be taken with or without food. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Take the medicine for the entire prescribed duration. Ensure that proper hygiene measures are adopted to prevent the recurrence and spread of the infection.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ALMEB 100mg Tablet 6x10s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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