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Zavic tablet 200 mg 2's

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Zavic tablet contains Albendazole | belongs to Benzimidazole anthelmintic

Alternate brands of Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s

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Zolive suspension 100 mg 10 mL  17.00 You can save 0
Zepar tablet 200 mg 2’s  17.00 You can save 0
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Zentel suspension 100 mg 10 mL  22.29 You will pay -5.29 more
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How it works

Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s works by disrupting certain vital functions in the worm's body. This results in draining the worm's energy, eventually killing it.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s

  • Fever severe
  • Headache severe
  • Nausea or Vomiting severe
  • Seizures severe
  • Dark urine
  • Temporary Hair Loss
  • Elevated Liver Enzymes
  • Allergic Skin Reaction severe
  • Bleeding and bruising severe
  • Shortness of breath severe
  • Unusual tiredness severe

Uses of Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hydatid Disease

    Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s is used in the treatment of Hydatid disease or Echinococcosis caused by larva of dog tapeworm.

  • Neurocysticercosis

    Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s is used in the treatment of pork tapeworm infection.

  • Enterobiaisis

    Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s is used in the treatment of pinworm infection.

  • Strongyloidiasis

    Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s may be used in the treatment of threadworm infection.

  • Ascariasis

    Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s may be used in the treatment of roundworm infection.

  • Trichuriasis

    Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s may be used in the treatment of whipworm infection.

  • Cutaneous Larva Migrans

    Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s may be used in the treatment of hookworm infection of the skin.

  • Filariasis

    Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s may be used in the treatment of filarial worm infection.

  • Giardiasis

    Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s may be used in the treatment of intestinal infection in children caused by the giardia parasite.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s remains active in the body up to 9 hours after administration.

  • 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 absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you are allergic to Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s or any other drug belonging to the Benzimidazoles class of medicines.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Bone Marrow Suppression

    Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s may alter the functionality of bone marrow resulting in a decreased count of white blood cells. Therapy should be discontinued if any such abnormalities are observed.

  • Liver Diseases

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases since it may increase the levels of the liver enzymes. Close monitoring of liver enzyme levels is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • Effects on Brain

    Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s may cause neurological effects such as dizziness, fits, etc. when the medicine is used to treat Neurocysticercosis. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery during treatment with this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe other medicines along with Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s to minimize its neurological effects, based on your clinical condition.

  • Retinal Damage

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of eye diseases such as retinal lesions due to the increased risk of retinal damage. It is advised that you inform the doctor about all your medical conditions before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose should be taken as soon as one remembers. However, if it is time for the next scheduled dose, then one should skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Carbamazepine moderate
  • Clozapine severe
  • Dexamethasone moderate
  • Phenytoin moderate
  • Praziquantel moderate
Food interactions
  • Consumption of grapefruit juice is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s should be taken along with food to maximize the availability in the body.

Lab interactions

General Instructions

It is advised to take this medicine with food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • To be taken with food
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

what are the adverse effects of Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s?

GI disturbances, headache, dizziness, rash, fever, rarely reversible alopecia, haematological and liver enzyme changes.

What happens if I miss a dose of Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s?

E. granulosus: Adults: Over 60 kg, Medical treatment, 800 mg daily in divided doses for 28 days followed by 14 albendazole-free days; up to 3 course of treatment may be given.
Adjunct in surgical treatment, pre-operative: Adults: 800 mg daily in divided doses for 28 days followed by 14 albendazole-free days; repeat course once before surgery.
Adjunct in surgical treatment, post-operative: If viable cysts after pre-surgery treatment, or if no pre-surgery treatment, or if only short pre-surgery course, Adults: 800 mg daily in divided doses for 28 days followed by 14 albendazole-free days; repeat cycle once.
E. multilocularis: Adults: Over 60 kg, 800 mg daily in divided doses for 28 days followed by 14 albendazole-free days; prolonged treatment may be required.
Strongyloides infection: Adults: 400 mg as a single dose for 3 consecutive days; repeated after 3 wk if necessary.
Children: 12-24 mth: 200 mg as a single dose. Above 2 yr: 400 mg as a single dose.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Zavic tablet 200 mg 2’s. 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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