Alminth Syp contains Albendazole which is used against worm infection.
Precautions and Warnings
Mode of Action
Directions for Use
Storage and disposal
Uses of Alminth Syp
Contraindications of Alminth Syp
If you are allergic to Benzimidazole class of medicines like Mebendazole or any other components of the medicine
Side effects of Alminth Syp
Increased liver enzymes
Patchy hair loss
Precautions and Warnings of Alminth Syp
Can I take Alminth Syp during pregnancy?
Albendazole must not be used during pregnancy; it has the potential to harm the unborn baby.
Can I take Alminth Syp while breastfeeding?
It is unknown if Albendazole passes into breast milk. Caution is advised when Albendazole is used while breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed Alminth Syp?
You may feel dizzy after a dose of this medicine. Caution is needed while driving or operating machines.
Can I consume alcohol with Alminth Syp?
Drinking alcohol, along with this medicine, may increase the risk of liver problems. It is advised to limit the consumption of alcohol during the treatment.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
You are a young woman; it is essential to have a negative pregnancy test before starting this medication
You have liver disease
You are suffering from fits or seizures
You experience bone marrow suppression or decrease in blood cell count
You have a headache or fits immediately after starting the treatment
You may experience damage on the retina
Mode of Action of Alminth Syp
How Does It Work?
Albendazole disrupts the metabolism of parasitic worms and thus kills them by depriving them of glucose and energy.
Directions for Use of Alminth Syp
Read the instructions on the label before usage
Shake well before use
Interactions of Alminth Syp
Interactions with other medicines
Medicines used to reduce stomach acidity (antacids) like Cimetidine
Medicines used to treat fits or seizure (anti-seizure) like Carbamazepine, Phenytoin, Phenobarbital
Medicines used to treat worm infections (Praziquantel)
Medicines used to suppress immune response (Dexamethasone)
Medicines used to treat HIV/ AIDS (Ritonavir)
Interactions with food items
Alminth Syp should be taken with food.
Grapefruit or grapefruit juice should be avoided as it may worsen the side effects of Albendazole.
Storage and disposal of Alminth Syp
Alminth Syp should be kept in a dry place at a temperature below 30°C
Protect it from direct sunlight
Please keep it away from children
Dosage of Alminth Syp
Symptoms of overdose include diarrhea, vomiting, rapid heartbeat
If you think you had an overdose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember.
If it is time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one....
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