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Zentel Suspension 10ml
Zentel Suspension 10ml
Zentel Suspension 10ml

Zentel Suspension 10ml

By GLAXOSMITHKLINE PHARMA
10ml Suspension in Bottle
16.85*
MRP 19.82
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Zentel 400 MG Description

Zentel suspension is an anti-worm medicine. It is used to treat infections caused by worms. It contains Albendazole as its active ingredient. It kills the worm by depriving them of glucose and energy

source. Zentel suspension should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting the Zentel suspension

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Product Summary

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ContainsAlbendazole(400.0 Mg)
UsesWorm infection
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, stomach pain
TherapyANTHELMINTIC
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uses

Uses of Zentel 400 MG

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

Contraindications of Zentel 400 MG

  • If you are allergic to Albendazole or any other components of Zentel suspension.
  • If you are pregnant.
sideEffects

Side effects of Zentel 400 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Zentel 400 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zentel suspension during pregnancy?
A:
Zentel suspension 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zentel suspension while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Zentel suspension on breastfeeding. Caution is advised when Albendazole is used while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zentel suspension?
A:
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.
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 treatment with Zentel.
  • 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 starting the treatment.
  • You may experience damage to the retina.
  • Zentel suspension should not be used in children below 2 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Zentel 400 MG

How Does It Work?

Albendazole in Zentel suspension 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 Zentel 400 MG

  • Take the Zentel suspension as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake the bottle well before use.
  • Read the instructions on the bottle before usage.
interactions

Interactions of Zentel 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Zentel suspension works or Zentel suspension itself can affect the action of certain medicines when taken together Medicines used to reduce stomach acidity (antaci...
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  • 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).

Interactions with food items

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

Storage and disposal of Zentel 400 MG

  • Zentel suspension 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 Zentel 400 MG

Overdose

  • An Overdose of Zentel can cause diarrhoea, 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 have missed any dose of Zentel, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is time for your next dose, 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.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What else should I know before taking Zentel suspension?

  • Albendazole 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 Zentel suspension?

A: Albendazole should be used only under medical supervision. It can cause some severe side effects and you are advised not to self-medicate.

Q: Is Zentel suspension used to deworm?

A: Yes, Zentel suspension is used to deworm, 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: Why Zentel suspension should not be taken during pregnancy?

A: Zentel suspension should not be taken during pregnancy because it can cause harm to the unborn child. The risk associated with the use of medicine during pregnancy weighs more than the benefits.

Q: What is the composition of Zentel syrup?

A: It contains Albendazole as an active ingredient.

Q: For how long do I need to take Zentel syrup?

A: Take it for as long as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop the treatment in between even if you feel better. You should not take it longer than prescribed.

Q: What is Zentel syrup used for?

A: Zentel syrup use includes the treatment of infections of the stomach and intestine caused by various types of worms.

Q: Is Zentel suspension effective?

A: Zentel suspension is effective if taken at dose and duration advised by your doctor.

Q: What is Zentel suspension?

A: Zentel suspension is an anti-worm medicine, used to treat infections caused by worms. It contains albendazole as its active ingredient. It kills the worm by depriving them of glucose and energy source.

Q: How should Zentel liquid be taken?

A: Take the Zentel suspension as instructed by your doctor. Shake the bottle well before use. It should be taken by mouth using the measuring cup provided by the pack.

Q: Can I give Zentel syrup to kids?

A: No, do not give this medicine to kids, unless told by the doctor. The doctor will prescribe a specific dose on the basis of the child's age and body weight. Do not self-medicate.

Q: When is the best time to take Zentel suspension?

A: You can take Zentel at any time of the day or as advised by the doctor. But try to take it on a regular time every day for maximum effectiveness.
Product Details
Brand
ZENTEL
Expires on or After
30/08/2025
Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)
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