Zental syrup contains albendazole as its active ingredient. Zental syrup is an anti-worm medicine. It is used to treat infection caused by worms in the stomach and intestine. It kills the worm by depriving them of glucose and energy source. This medicine is not recommended for use in children below 2 years of age. Inform your doctor, if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or nursing mother and on any other medicines, herbal products or supplements....
Q: What else should I know before taking Zental syrup?
Zental syrup should not be used in pregnancy or if you are planning a pregnancy.
Women of childbearing age are advised to take this medicine during their first week of menstruation or after a negative pregnancy test.
Women should also take measures not to have a positive pregnancy test until one month after stopping this medication.
Q: I suspect worm infections in my kid; can I start him on Zental syrup?
A: Zental syrup should be used only under medical supervision. The physiology of a child varies from an adult, thus it should not be used in children. Always consult peadiatrician before giving any medicine to your child.
Q: Is Zental syrup used to deworm?
A: Yes, Zental syrup is used to deworm, remove worms from the body. This medicine kills all the worms present in the stomach and intestine, provided you take it as advised by your doctor for the prescribed duration.
Q: What is the best time to take Zentel syrup?
A: You can take Zentel syrup at any time of the day during the day or night, as advised by the doctor. Try to take it regularly at the same time each day.
Q: What is the dose of Zentel syrup for a child?
A: The dose will be decided by the doctor on the basis of the child's age and weight. It is not given to children aged under 1 year.