- Tablets for worms - getting rid of parasites
Thiabendazole - this antiparasitic agent which is used, inter alia, for treatment of helminth. The exact mechanism of action of this drug is unknown; it is believed that it blocks the production of certain enzymes needed for the life of worms, and prevents them from multiplying.
Thiabendazole can not be taken for those who are allergic to this medication. Also be sure to tell your doctor if:
- You are pregnant, plan to become pregnant in the near future or are breastfeeding;
- You are taking any prescription and non-prescription drugs, herbs and supplements
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- Are you allergic to any medications, foods and other substances;
- You have kidney problems, or liver;
- You have anemia, dehydration, or deficit of any nutrients.
Thiabendazole is not recommended together with xanthine derivatives (eg, theophylline), because under the influence of thiabendazole increases the risk of side effects such as nausea, vomiting, heart problems and seizures.
How to take thiabendazole
The drug is recommended to be taken after meals, and drink water.
To fully get rid of worms, take thiabendazole as much as the doctor said, even if you feel better after a few days after the start of treatment.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if you need again soon to take medicine, do not take the missed dose, to avoid excessive concentration of drug in the blood.
Important Safety Information
Thiabendazole may cause drowsiness, lightheadedness, blurred visible objects or dizziness. So while you will not understand how this drug affects you, avoid driving vehicles and work equipment, which can be dangerous to you or others.
To prevent re-infection, it is very important to strictly observe the rules of hygiene. Daily change underwear, and several times a week, changing bed linen, towels and pajamas.
Some helminth infections are easily transmitted from person to person. The patient must take special precautions to prevent infection in people living with him in one housing. In some cases, preventive treatment is given immediately to all members of the family.
Thiabendazole may cause a rise in blood sugar levels
Blood sugar - a very important indicator
(signs of this are excessive thirst, frequent urination, confusion, drowsiness, hot flushes, palpitations). When such symptoms immediately contact your doctor.
To assess the success of treatment thiabendazole doctor may prescribe several laboratory tests. Be sure to donate blood for analysis, and do not miss appointments.
Children under 4 years of age or weighing less than 13.6 kg of thiabendazole should be taken with extreme care, since the efficacy and safety of this drug for this group of patients is not well understood.
Older people should also take thiabendazole with caution, especially as they have a high probability of serious adverse effects.
The most common side effects of thiabendazole are: loss of appetite, unpleasant smell of urine, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry eyes, dizziness, stomach upset, irritability
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, Nausea, constant tiredness, vomiting, weakness.
More serious side effects are rare, and when they appear, immediately seek medical help. Among these side effects - severe allergic reactions (rash, hives, shortness of breath, feeling of tightness in the chest, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue), blood in the urine
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, Blurred vision, chills, confusion, hot flushes, swollen lymph nodes, strong thirst and frequent urination, loss of coordination, numbness, redness, or swelling on the skin (sometimes - blisters), ringing in the ears, severe abdominal pain, sore throat , uncontrolled urination, yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes.