Zentel (Albendazole IP)
What is Zentel (Albendazole IP) used for?
Zentel (Albendazole IP) is an oral anthelmintic prescribed to treat different kinds of worm infections. The medication operates by starving and destroying worm larvae while preventing them from reproducing. This allows the parasites to be eliminated through normal bodily function. It is designed to successfully clear infections caused by threadworms, pinworms, roundworms, whipworms, tapeworms and hookworms from the digestive tract and other tissues.
How should I use Zentel (Albendazole IP)?
Follow your doctor`s instructions while using Zentel (Albendazole IP) to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. The typical administration is normally one or two daily doses of one tablet, but your particular directions will depend on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, although a snack or meal is recommended prior to use if you experience nausea. Do not crush, chew, or split the tablets before use to avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Never stop taking the medicine before being instructed to do so by your doctor as the infection may not be gone and can return. Ask your pharmacist or doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Zentel (Albendazole IP)?
Zentel (Albendazole IP) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Serious side effects possibly requiring emergency medical attention are signs of bone marrow suppression, liver problems, or signs of an allergic reaction such as rashes, swelling, or difficulty breathing. Contact your doctor as soon as you experience any serious side effects to make sure the necessary changes are made to your application frequency or dosage to stop further health problems from occurring.
Do not use Zentel (Albendazole IP) if you are allergic to anthelmintic medications or have had bad reactions to similar treatments in the past. It is also important to consult your doctor prior to beginning the regimen to ensure you do not have any conditions that may cause complications. These can include reduced doses or frequency of administration to prevent health problems from occurring.
Strictly use Zentel (Albendazole IP) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Zentel (Albendazole IP) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.