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Zentel 400mg Strip Of 1 Tablets

Zentel 400mg Strip Of 1 Tablets

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Zentel 400 MG Description

Zentel tablet is a medicine used to treat worm infections in the stomach or intestines. Its active ingredient is albendazole, which works by depriving the worm of glucose and other energy sources, ultimately leading to its death. The Zentel 400 tablet is specifically designed for this purpose and is effective against various types of worms.

Zentel Chewable Tablet should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Avoid missing any dose and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Side effects may include vomiting, dizziness, increased liver enzymes, nausea, and loss of appetite. Consult your doctor if these persist. Blood and liver function tests may be conducted during treatment.

Zentel Chewable Tablet is not recommended for those who have had an allergic reaction to its ingredients or similar medicines in the past. Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor about your medical history and any other medications you are taking. Allergic reactions may cause a skin rash, difficulty breathing, or swelling of the face or tongue.

Some other tablets with albendazole are the Noworm tablet, Bendex tablet, Zeebee tablet, Bandy chewable tablet and Abd tablet. Children under 2 years of age should not take Zentel 400. Side effects of this tablet include stomach discomfort or pain, gas, and headache. If you experience any other effects after taking Zentel 400 or if it worsens your condition, consult your doctor immediately.


Product Summary

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ContainsAlbendazole(400.0 Mg)
UsesWorm infections
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, stomach pain
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Uses of Zentel 400 MG

Zentel tablet is used to treat infections of the stomach and intestine caused by various types of worms.

Contraindications of Zentel 400 MG

  • If you are allergic to albendazole or any other components of the Zentel tablet.
  • If you are pregnant.

Side effects of Zentel 400 MG

  • Headache
  • Feeling dizzy
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Patchy hair loss
  • Fever

Precautions and Warnings of Zentel 400 MG



Can I take the Zentel tablet during pregnancy?
Zentel tablet must 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.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Zentel tablet while breastfeeding?
There is limited information about the effect of the Zentel tablet on breastfeeding. Caution is advised when Albendazole is used while breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed the Zentel tablet?
You may feel dizzy after a dose of the Zentel tablet. Caution is needed while driving or operating machines.


Can I consume alcohol with the Zentel tablet?
Drinking alcohol along with the Zentel tablet 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 taking the Zentel tablet.
  • You have liver disease.
  • You are suffering from fits or seizures.
  • You experience bone marrow suppression or a decrease in blood cell count.
  • You have a headache or fits immediately after taking the Zentel tablet.
  • You may experience damage to the eye.
  • Zentel tablets should not be used in children below 2 years of age.

Directions for Use of Zentel 400 MG

  • Zentel tablet should be taken as instructed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by you...
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Storage and disposal of Zentel 400 MG

  • Zentel tablet should be kept in a dry place at a temperature below 30°C.
  • Protect it from direct sunlight.
  • Please keep it away from children and pets.

Quick Tips of Zentel 400 MG

  • Zentel tablet is an anti-worm medicine. It is used for treating stomach or intestinal infections caused by various worms.
  • Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as recommended. Do not take more than the prescribed dose.
  • Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to albendazole or any other components of it.
  • Zentel tablets should not be used in children below 2 years of age.
  • Nausea, headache, sleepiness and dizziness can occur as side effects of this medicine. Inform your doctor if the side effects do not resolve even after completing the course of this medicine.
  • Before starting this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Also, inform your doctor about all other medicines that you take and your complete medical history.
  • Do not take any medicine on your own without confirming with your doctor during treatment with Zentel tablet.
  • During treatment, make sure to take enough fluids and fibre rich food. It is preferable to take Zentel on an empty stomach with water.

Dosage of Zentel 400 MG


Symptoms of an overdose of the Zentel tablet include diarrhoea, vomiting, rapid heartbeats. If you think you had an overdose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hosp...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed taking any dose of the medicine take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a do...
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Mode of Action of Zentel 400 MG

How Does It Work?

Albendazole in the Zentel tablet 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.

Interactions of Zentel 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to reduce stomach acidity (antacids) like Cimetidine.
  • Medicines used to treat fits or seizures (anti-seizure) like Carbamazepine, Phenytoin, Phenobarbital.
  • Medicines used to treat worm infections (Praziquantel).
  • Medicines used to suppress the immune response (Dexamethasone).
  • Medicines used to treat HIV/ AIDS (Ritonavir).
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Interactions with food items

  • Zentel tablet should be taken with food.
  • Grapefruit or grapefruit juice should be avoided as it may worsen the side effects of the Albendazole.

Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I know before taking Zental 400?

  • Zental 400 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: Is Zental Tablet used to deworm?

A: Yes, Zentel tablet is used to deworm and remove worms from the body. It will kill all the worms present in the stomach and intestine, provided you take it as advised by your doctor for the prescribed duration.

Q: Can Zentel tablet cause diarrhoea?

A: Diarrhoea is not the most common side effect of Zental Tablet. However, if you have persistent diarrhoea after taking this medicine, reach out to your doctor immediately.

Q: How do you take zentel 400 mg?

A: Zentel tablet should be taken exactly as instructed by your doctor. It should be chewed or swallowed whole with a glass of water, juice or milk. You can take it with or without food.

Q: What is zentel 400 mg tablet used for?

A: Zentel 400 is an anti-worm medicine that is used to treat infections of the stomach and intestine caused by various types of worms. It deprives the worm of glucose and energy source, thus killing the worm.
Last Updated on: 2 May 2024 | 2:04 PM (IST)

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