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Carbamyl Forte 150 Mg/2.5 Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Suvik Hitek Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Diethylcarbamazine, Chlorpheniramine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 02, 2019

This drug is used for treating certain worm infections by killing the worms. It treats Bancroft's filariasis, eosinophilic lung, loiasis, and river blindness. This has a few side effects like fever, itching, painful and tender glands in the neck, nausea, and vomiting, and groin. Also, swelling of the face, dizziness, especially the eyes, joint pain, headache and unusual tiredness or weakness.

The dose is based on body weight and medical condition so it must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose for adults suffering from loiasis, Bancroft’s filariasis, and river blindness is 2 to 3 mg per kilogram of body weight, three times a day. The usual dose for adults suffering from the eosinophilic lung is 6 mg per kilogram of body weight, taken for 4 to 7 days.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

The medicine is utilised to fix the accompanying ailments:

  • Allergic Disorders

This medication can cause below-mentioned side effects

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    This drug may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Decet bd tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no interaction between liver impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Carbamyl Forte 150 Mg/2.5 Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as possible and avoid taking it if its almost time for the other dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    A doctor should be consulted immediately if such a situation is suspected.

This medicine belongs to the class of an anthelmintic drug and is specifically active against parasites. Patients with loiasis and lymphatic filariasis find diethylcarbamazine very effective. The drug basically sensitizes microfilariae to phagocytosis thereby allowing the leukocytes to target and destroy the parasites.

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 Medicine

    This medication interacts with Acebutolol, Acetylcholine, Aclidinium, Agmatine, Amitriptyline, Budesonide, Talinolol, Solifenacin, Ziprasidone, Xanomeline, etc.
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