Zentel 400mg

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Zentel 400mg Tablet is an antiparasitic drug used in the prevention and treatment of parasitic infections caused by tapeworms, pinworms and hookworms.

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Generic Albendazole
Manufacturer Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Pharmaceutical Tablet/s
Strength 400 mg

Description

Zentel 400mg

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Zentel 400mg Tablet is an antiparasitic drug used in the prevention and treatment of parasitic infections caused by tapeworms, pinworms and hookworms.

Zentel 400mg Details

Composition = Albendazole

Dosage = 400mg

Indication = Parasitic worm infections

Manufacturer = Glaxosmithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

What Is Zentel 400mg?

Created by Glaxosmithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Zentel 400mg tablet comprises of Albendazole which is important for treating diseases due to an infestation of parasitic worms. It is an anti-parasitic medicine which treats infections caused by tapeworms like hydatid disease and neurocysticercosis which adversely affects the brain and muscles.

Diseases such as pinworm disease, giardiasis, hydatid disease (intestinal infection), neurocysticercosis (affecting brain and muscles), ascariasis (gastrointestinal infection), and filariasis (affecting the lymph nodes).

How Does Zentel 400mg Work?

Zentel 400mg Tablet gets converted into sulfoxide form and causes degeneration of cytoplasmic microtubules and tegmental cells. This results in depletion of energy and metabolic processes and the parasites are killed

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. Zentel 400mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

Dosage Of Zentel 400mg

Zentel Oral Suspension

Side Effects Of Zentel 400mg

Major

Vomiting

Dizziness

Increased liver enzymes

Nausea

Loss of appetite

Minor

Fever

Bone pain

Headache

Allergic Skin Reaction

Bleeding and bruising

Shortness of breath

Unusual tiredness

Dark urine

Temporary Hair Loss

Drug To Drug Interaction

Zentel 400mg reacts severely with medicines that contain Clozapine compounds. It has moderate reactions with Carbamazepine, Dexamethasone, Phenytoin, and Praziquantel compounds.

While Tacking Zentel 400mg

Do

You have been prescribed Zentel 400mg Tablet to treat a variety of parasitic worm infections.

It should be taken with food.

If you are unable to swallow the whole tablet, it may be crushed or chewed and swallowed with a full glass of water.

It can be harmful to an unborn baby.Use birth control measures to prevent pregnancy while taking Zentel 400mg Tablet.

Your doctor may monitor your blood counts and liver function before you start taking this medicine and regularly throughout your treatment.

Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Inform your doctor if you develop signs of infection.

Do not skip doses and finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may increase your risk of further infection.

Don’t

Pregnancy = Zentel 400mg 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 = Zentel 400mg 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.

Bone Marrow Suppression = Zentel 400mg Tablet 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 = Zentel 400mg 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.

Effects on Brain

Zentel 400mg Tablet 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.

Uses Of Zentel 400mg

Storage Of Zentel 400mg.Keep your tablets in the original pack until it is time to take them.Keep the pack in a cool dry place. Do not leave it in the car on a hot day. Do not store medicine in the bathroom or near a sink.Heat and dampness can destroy some medicines.

Keep all medicines out of the reach of children, such as in a locked cupboard.If your doctor tells you to stop taking Zentel 400mg ask your pharmacist what to do with any tablets that are left over.

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