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Decet 150mg Tablets

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Decet 150 MG Description

Decet Tablet is used for the treatment of roundworm infections such as filariasis and other infections which can affect various body parts. It contains diethylcarbamazine as the main component that b

elongs to the class of anti-worm medicine. Decet works by interfering with different metabolic processes of the parasite causing disease. Decet Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It is advised to complete the course of treatment as prescribed by your doctor to eradicate the disease.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹35.70
You Save₹6.30 (15% on MRP)
ContainsDiethylcarbamazine(150.0 Mg)
UsesRoundworm infections
Side effectsHeadache, joint pain, tiredness, weakness, dizziness
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Uses of Decet 150 MG

  • Filariasis: A worm infection which is characterized by swelling of limbs and area around genitals.
  • Toxocariasis: A worm infection which can affect different organs, it mainly spreads through animals.
  • Tropical eosinophilia: A worm infection characterized by coughing, wheezing and fever.
  • Loiasis: A worm infection of the eye by a worm loa loa characterized by swelling around eyes.

Contraindications of Decet 150 MG

  • If you are allergic to diethylcarbamazine or any other ingredients of Decet Tablet.
  • If you are pregnant or think may be pregnant.
  • If you have damaged your eyes due to a worm infection called river blindness.

Side effects of Decet 150 MG

  • Headache
  • Unusual tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Joint pain

Precautions and Warnings of Decet 150 MG



Can I take Decet Tablet during pregnancy?
Decet Tablet should not be used during pregnancy. If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, you should consult your doctor before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Decet Tablet while breastfeeding?
It is unknown if Decet Tablet passes into human milk. Hence, it would be best if you did not breastfeed while taking this medicine. Consult your doctor for more information.


Can I drive if I have consumed Decet Tablet?
Decet Tablet can make you feel dizzy. Hence, it is advised that you should not drive or use machines when taking treatment with Decet.


Can I consume alcohol with Decet Tablet?
Decet Tablet is not known to react with alcohol directly. However, as this medicine is broken down in the body by the liver and alcohol affects liver functioning, it is advised not to consume alcohol when on treatment with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any unusual symptoms after starting the treatment with Decet Tablet
  • You experience any allergic reactions after taking this medicine
  • You have a history of convulsions, seizures or fits
  • You have an eye disorder called river blindness
  • You may be asked to get your eyes checked by an eye doctor
  • It is advised not to miss any doses of Decet Tablet in such a treatment schedule to help clear up your infection completely.

Mode of Action of Decet 150 MG

How Does It Work?

Decet Tablet works by interfering with various processes essential for the survival of the worm. It interferes with the mobilization of infection-causing forms of the worm and increases the adherence ...
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Directions for Use of Decet 150 MG

  • Take Decet Tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, after your meal to avoid stomach discomfort.
  • You should take this medicine regularly and without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • It would be best if you did not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Decet 150 MG

Interactions with other medicines

Decet Tablet may cause a decrease in heart rate when used with blood pressure medicines like Bisoprolol and Acetabulol. The effect of Amitriptyline which is a medicine used to treat psychiatric illnes...
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Storage and disposal of Decet 150 MG

  • Store Decet Tablet in a closed container at room temperature.
  • Keep it in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight, heat and away from children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly and do not throw them in wastewater.

Dosage of Decet 150 MG


If you think you have taken too much of Decet Tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Decet Tablet may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you miss any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose ...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What happens in filariasis?

A: Filariasis is a painful and profoundly disfiguring disease caused by infection with parasites called roundworms. It is transmitted through the bites of infected mosquitos. It is usually characterized by oedema or swelling in limbs if left untreated; it can lead to temporary or permanent disability. Sometimes the limbs appear like limbs of an elephant. Hence the disease is also called elephantiasis.

Q: Is Decet Tablet an antibiotic?

A: No, Decet Tablet is an antimicrobial against worms or antihelminthic (helminths is the scientific term for worms) as it is specifically used against worm infections in the blood.

Q: Can I take Decet Tablet if I get worm infestation in my gut?

A: It is not advised to take Decet Tablet as medication against gut infections. Much safer and effective medicines are available for infestations of the gut that shall be prescribed by your doctor.
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Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 09:30 AM (IST)
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