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Zental 10ml Syp

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By BRITISH BIOLOGICALS
10ml Syrup in Bottle
MRP 16.76*
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Albendazole(200.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTHELMINTIC

Medical Description

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 depr...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Zental 10ml Syp

Zental syrup is used to treat infections of the stomach and intestine caused by the various types of worms.
contraindications

Contraindications of Zental 10ml Syp

  • If you are allergic to albendazole or any other components of Zental syrup.
  • If you are pregnant.
sideEffects

Side effects of Zental 10ml Syp

  • Headache
  • Feeling dizzy
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Zental 10ml Syp

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zental syrup during pregnancy?
A:
Zental syrup should not be used during pregnancy; it has the potential to harm the unborn baby. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or planning a pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zental syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Zental syrup while breastfeeding. Caution is advised when albendazole is used while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Zental syrup?
A:
You may feel dizzy after taking Zental syrup. Caution is needed while driving or operating machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zental syrup?
A:
Drinking alcohol, along with Zental syrup, may increase the risk of liver problems. It is advised to limit the consumption of alcohol during the treatment.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are a young woman; it is essential to have a negative pregnancy test before starting Zental syrup.
  • You have liver disease.
  • You are suffering from fits or seizures.
  • You experience bone marrow suppression or a decrease in the blood cell count.
  • You have a headache or fits immediately after starting the treatment.
  • You may experience damage to the retina.
  • Zental syrup should not be used in children below 2 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Zental 10ml Syp

How Does It Work?

Albendazole in Zental syrup works by inhibiting or blocking the utilisation of glucose by the worm thereby causing decreased ATP formation and depletion of the energy source in the worm.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zental 10ml Syp

  • Take Zental syrup as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake the bottle well before use.
interactions

Interactions of Zental 10ml Syp

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Zental syrup 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.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, im...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zental 10ml Syp

  • Zental syrup 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

Dosage of Zental 10ml Syp

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Zental syrup include diarrheoa, vomiting, rapid heartbeats. If you think you had an overdose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this 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...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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.

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ContainsAlbendazole(200.0 Mg)
UsesWorm infection
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, stomach pain
Last Updated on: 10 Nov 2021 | 10:28 AM (IST)
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