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Hetrazan 100mg Strip Of 20 Tablets

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20 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Hetrazan 100 MG Description

Hetrazan Tablet is an anti-worm medicine. The active ingredient of this medicine is diethylcarbamazine. It is used in the treatment of roundworm infections such as filariasis and other infections whi

ch can affect various body parts. It works by interfering with different metabolic processes of the disease-causing parasite. It is advised to complete the course of treatment as prescribed by your doctor to eradicate the disease.

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Product Summary

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ContainsDiethylcarbamazine(100.0 Mg)
TherapyANTHELMINTIC
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uses

Uses of Hetrazan 100 MG

For the treatment of diseases associated with roundworms like Filariasis (leg swelling due to patax).
contraindications

Contraindications of Hetrazan 100 MG

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

Side effects of Hetrazan 100 MG

  • Headache
  • Joint pain
  • Unusual tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Pain
  • Itching
  • Swelling
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Hetrazan 100 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Hetrazan Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Hetrazan Tablet may cause harmful effects in the unborn baby. Therefore, it 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Hetrazan Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Hetrazan Tabletpasses into human milk. Hence, it would be best if you did not breastfeed while taking this medicine. Consult your doctor for mo re information.
driving

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Hetrazan Tablet?
A:
Hetrazan Tabletis 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.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any unusual symptoms after starting the treatment with Hetrazan 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 Hetrazan Tabletin such a treatment schedule to help clear up your infection completely.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Hetrazan 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Hetrazan Tablet works by inhibiting essential process for the survival of the worm. It interferes with the mobilization of infection-causing forms of the worm and increases the adherence of immune med...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Hetrazan 100 MG

  • Take Hetrazan 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

Interactions of Hetrazan 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

Concomitant use of Hetrazan Tablet with blood pressure lowering medicines may cause a decrease in heart rate when used like Bisoprolol and Acetabulol. The effect of Amitriptyline which is a medicine...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Hetrazan 100 MG

  • Store Hetrazan 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

Dosage of Hetrazan 100 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Hetrazan 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 do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How much time does it take for a dose of Hetrazan Tablet to act?

A: It takes about 1-2 hours for a single dose of Hetrazan Tablet to act, but it depends from person to person depending on their physiological functions.

Q: How long does the effect of a single dose of Hetrazan Tablet last?

A: The effect of a single dose of Hetrazan Tablet lasts for about 8 hours, but it can vary among individuals depending upon how their body reacts to this medicine.

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 swelling in limbs if left untreated; it can lead to temporary or permanent disability. Sometimes the limbs appear like the limbs of an elephant. Hence the disease is also called elephantiasis.

Q: Is Hetrazan Tablet an antibiotic?

A: No, Hetrazan 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 Hetrazan Tablet if I get worm infestation in my gut?

A: It is not advised to take Hetrazan 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.

Q: Can Hetrazan Tabletbe taken with Levocetirizine?

A: Yes, Levocetirizine can be used to control itching.

Q: Can Hetrazan Tablet be used for allergic rhinitis?

A: No, Hetrazan Tablet cannot be used for allergic rhinitis. Your doctor can help with other medicines to control allergic rhinitis.

Q: Can we use Hetrazan Tablet for children?

A: This medication can be used by children only as per the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor. Do not self medicate as using an adult dose in children can cause adverse effects. Hence, it is important to use this medicine in children only under medical supervision.

Q: Is Hetrazan Tablet effective for hydrocele?

A: One may suffer from hydrocele due to various causes. It is important to establish the underlying reason causing hydrocele and direct the treatment accordingly. If the likely cause of hydrocele is due to filarial infection, your doctor may prescribe Hetrazan Tablet.
Product Details
Brand
HETRAZAN
Expires on or After
07/03/2023
Last Updated on: 06 Apr 2021 | 10:47 AM (IST)
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