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Starmec 6mg Tab

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Ivermectin
Therapeutic classification
ANTHELMINTIC

Medical Description

Starmec Tablet is an anti-worm medicine. It is used for the treatment of worm infection. It contains ivermectin as its active ingredient. It is used in the treatment of worm infections in your intesti...
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Uses of Starmec 6mg Tab

Starmec Tablet is used to treat worm infections in your intestines.

Contraindications of Starmec 6mg Tab

If you are allergic to Ivermectin, similar medicines or any of the ingredients of Starmec Tablet.

Side effects of Starmec 6mg Tab

  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Tiredness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Shakiness
  • Sleepiness
  • Skin rash or itching

Precautions and Warnings of Starmec 6mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Starmec Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Starmec Tablet should not be used during pregnancy as there is limited safety information available in pregnant women. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Starmec Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of this medicine pass in breast milk in low amounts. Tell your doctor that you are breastfeeding while he/she prescribes you this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Starmec Tablet?
A:
Starmec Tablet may make you feel dizzy and sleepy, thus it is advised to avoid driving after taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Starmec Tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with this medicine as it can worsen the side effects of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience an allergic reaction after taking this medicine.
  • You experience headache, dizziness, vertigo, blurred vision, fits.
  • There is no improvement in your condition while on treatment.
  • While on treatment your doctor may ask you to perform a routine examination of stool to check if the infection is getting cleared.

Mode of Action of Starmec 6mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Ivermectin works by attaching to the muscle and nerve cells of the parasite and increases the permeability of the outer membrane, thus eventually causing paralysis and death of the parasite.

Directions for Use of Starmec 6mg Tab

  • Starmec Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
  • It should be taken without food. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Starmec 6mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Starmec Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Starmec Tablet should be with caution used along with blood thinners like warfarin.

Storage and disposal of Starmec 6mg Tab

  • Store Starmec Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Starmec 6mg Tab

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea, weakness, skin rash, swelling, shortness of breath, fits. Seek medical attention in case you have consu...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Starmec Tablet?

A: Starmec Tablet is used to treat worm infections in your intestines.

Q: How to take Starmec Tablet?

A: Starmec Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water on an empty stomach.
Product Details
Brand
STARMEC
Expires on or After
14/08/2022

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ContainsIvermectin
UsesWorm infection
Side effectsDizziness, nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort
Last Updated on: 28 Apr 2021 | 06:53 AM (IST)
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