Dicaris Adults 150mg
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Dicaris Adults 150mg Tablet is an anti-parasitic agent used for the treatment of roundworm and hookworm infections. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from severe kidney diseases due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.
Dicaris Adults 150mg Details
Composition = Levamisole
Dosage = 150mg
Indication = Worm Infections
Manufacturer = Janssen Pharmaceuticals
What Is Dicaris Adults 150mg?
Dicaris Adults 150mg Tablet acts as an anti-parasitic agent used to treat worm infections such as Ascariasis, Mixed Ascariasis and Ancylostomiasis. This antiparasitic medication suppresses the enzyme activity in the worm’s muscle and causes its death. However, the medication is not suggested for use in patients who suffer from severe kidney diseases.
How Does Dicaris Adults 150mg Work?
Dicaris Adults 150mg Tablet is an anthelmintic drug that is used for treating ascariasis and hookworm infections. It can be used in both humans and animals. Dicaris Adults 150mg Tablet inhibits nicotinic acetylcholine receptor that results in paralysis of parasitic worm muscles. However, the drug is also used for cancer and increasing immunity of a person. Its action as an anti-cancer drug is not clear. In case of immunity, it leads to formation of antibodies, enhances T-cell responses and potentiates monocyte and macrophage functions.
What Is Route Of Administration?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Dicaris Adults 150mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Dosage Of Dicaris Adults 150mg
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Side Effects Of Dicaris Adults 150mg
Changes in white blood cells (neutropaenia) these changes might cause flu-like symptoms such as chills, fever, fatigue – Changes in blood platelets (trombocytopenia)
Disorders of the brain and nerves (leukoencephalopathy)marked by confusion, loss of memory, unusual sleepiness, an unusual itching or tingling feeling that occurs without a clear reason, weakness of the muscle, seizures, coma or speech disturbances
Hypersensitive reactions such as skin rash, itching, a swollen face or tightness of the chest
Drug To Drug Interaction
Please tell your doctor if you are taking:
Phenytoin (medicine prescribed for epilepsy)
Medicines that effect the formation of blood cells (hematopoiese)
While Tacking Dicaris Adults 150mg
Before using Dicaris Adult 150mg Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below:-
Avoid contact with people having colds, flu, or other contagious disease
Can lower the immunity
Experience serious side effects such as difficulty breathing, swelling of the lips, tongue, or face, decreased bone marrow function, extreme fatigue, fever, chills, signs of infection, confusion or loss of consciousness, memory loss, muscle weakness, numbness or tingling, seizure, or speech disturbances.
Alcohol = It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dicaris Adults 150mg Tablet. You should avoid drinking alcohol, it can increase some of the side effects of levamisole.
Pregnancy = Dicaris Adults 150mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation = Dicaris Adults 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving = Dicaris Adults 150mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney = There is limited information available on the use of Dicaris Adults 150mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver = There is limited information available on the use of Dicaris Adults 150mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Uses Of Dicaris Adults 150mg
Dicaris Adults 150mg is used to treat ascariasis, an infection of the small intestine caused by Ascaris lumbricoides (giant roundworm).
Dicaris Adults 150mg is used to treat the mixed infections caused by Ascaris lumbricoides (giant roundworms) and hookworms.
Dicaris Adults 150mg is used to treat intestinal infections caused by hookworms.
Storage Of Dicaris Adults 150mg
Store at room temperature (15-25ºC).Store in a dry place.Keep all drugs out of the reach of children.Do not use this medicine after the expiry date.