Worteen Susp contains Albendazole which is used against worm infection.
Precautions and Warnings
Mode of Action
Directions for Use
Storage and disposal
Uses of Worteen Susp
Contraindications of Worteen Susp
If you are allergic to Benzimidazole class of medicines like Mebendazole or any other components of the medicine
Side effects of Worteen Susp
Increased liver enzymes
Patchy hair loss
Precautions and Warnings of Worteen Susp
Can I take Worteen Susp during pregnancy?
Albendazole must not be used during pregnancy; it has the potential to harm the unborn baby.
Can I take Worteen Susp 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 Worteen Susp?
You may feel dizzy after a dose of this medicine. Caution is needed while driving or operating machines.
Can I consume alcohol with Worteen Susp?
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 Worteen Susp
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 Worteen Susp
Read the instructions on the label before usage
Shake well before use
Interactions of Worteen Susp
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
Worteen Susp 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 Worteen Susp
Worteen Susp 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 Worteen Susp
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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