Azplus Syrup falls under the group of drugs called anthelmintic which is used to treat roundworm infection like strongyloidiasis.
The common side effects includes vomiting, nausea, reduced appetite, bloating, abdominal pain, tiredness, constipation, drowsiness, headache. If you are receiving treatment for onchocerciasis (river blindness) then you may have certain reactions for the first four days such as swollen eyes and swollen lymph, eye redness or itchiness, fever. However, if these allergic reactions continue, promptly notify your physician.
Before taking Azplus Syrup discuss with your doctor these pre-existing conditions if any as a precautionary measure. These are:
- If you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Azplus Syrup.
- If you are pregnant, are planning to become pregnant anytime soon, or are breastfeeding.
- If you are taking prescriptive or non-prescriptive drugs, herbal products, or dietary supplements.
- If you are suffering from more than one parasitic infection at the same time.
- If you have asthma or a weak immune system.
- If you are alcoholic.
The dosage of Azplus Syrup will be according to your doctor’s prescription. It will be determined by your age, the severity of your condition, your medical history. In case of suspected drug overdose seek medical supervision immediately.
How long is the duration of effect?Azplus Syrup stays in the body for an average duration of 2 to 3 days.
What is the onset of action?The peak effect of this syrup for treating onchocerciasis can be observed in 3 to 6 months and for strongyloidiasis in 3 months.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this syrup.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Breastfeeding women are advised to consult doctor before using this syrup.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Azplus Syrup belongs to broad-spectrum antiparasitic agents. It works by acting on glutamate-gated chloride ion channels which occur in invertebrate nerve and muscle cells. This effect increases the influx of chloride ions and causes hyperpolarization of nerve cells, resulting in paralysis and death of the parasite.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholConsumption of alcohol is not recommended in patients receiving Azplus Syrup. It may increase the concentration of this medicine and can cause skin rash, headache, dizziness, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.
Interaction with Medicine
OxcarbazepineInform the doctor if you are receiving oxcarbazepine, carbamazepine as these medicines decrease the effect of Azplus Syrup. Any symptoms of the increase in the severity of infection should be reported to the doctor. The dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
WarfarinThese medicines should be used with caution due to increase in the risk of bleeding. Any symptoms of unusual bleeding, blood in stools and vomiting, dizziness should be reported to the doctor. The dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
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