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Noworm 200 MG Syrup

Manufacturer: Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Albendazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 02, 2019

Noworm syrup is an antiparasitic medication which helps in treating diseases caused by an infestation of parasitic worms. This medication is generally used to cure diseases like neurocysticercosis, which is known to affect the brain, muscles and other tissues. It also treats conditions such as Giardiasis (intestinal infection), hydatid disease, Pinworm disease, Intestinal infection, Ascariasis, Filariasis (affecting the lymph nodes and vessels) and others.

It falls under the group of drugs known as anthelmintics, which expels the parasitic worms either by stunning them or killing them without causing notable damage to the patient’s body. This medication could be taken orally and dosage of this medication depends upon the clinical condition, prescribed by the doctor. It cures infections caused by tapeworms like Hydatid disease (parasitic infestation) and Neurocysticercosis (infection affecting the brain, muscles as well as well as other tissues).

The medication can treat the below provided problems:

Side effects of this medication which can be seen in a patient are:

  • Fever

  • Nausea Or Vomiting

  • Temporary Hair Loss

  • Headache

  • Allergic Skin Reaction

  • Blood Reactions

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    It breaks down into liver and remains active in the body for 8-9 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    It gets absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and reach its level within 3 hours of oral consumption.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this syrup.
  • Is it habit forming?

    It does not contain habit-forming tendencies.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    In case of breastfeeding, you must consult your doctor.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Noworm 200 MG Syrup , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    The missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. A dose should be skipped if the time of the second scheduled dose is near.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Doctor consultation is recommended if an overdose is suspected.

It converts into sulfoxide form and causes degeneration of cytoplasmic microtubules and tegmental cells. This results in depletion of energy and metabolic processes after which the parasites killed.

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

    Medicine

    This syrup interacts with Carbamazepine, Clozapine, Dexamethasone, Phenytoin, Praziquantel.

Ques: What is Noworm 200 mg syrup?

Ans: This syrup is a medication which has Albendazole as an active element present in it. Noworm treats conditions such as Hydatid Disease, Neurocysticercosis, Enterobiasis, Strongyloidiasis, etc.

Ques: What are the uses of Noworm 200 mg syrup?

Ans: It is a medication, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Hydatid Disease, Neurocysticercosis, Enterobiasis, Strongyloidiasis, Ascariasis, and Trichuriasis.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Noworm 200 mg syrup?

Ans: The common side effects of this syrup includes Vomiting, Stomach pain, Temporary hair loss (Alopecia), Shortage of breath, Headache and others.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Noworm 200 mg syrup?

Ans: Norworm should be stored in a cool and dry place.

Ques: How long do I need to use Noworm 200 MG Syrup before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: It takes 1 or 2 days before you see an improvement in your health conditions.

Ques: What are the contraindications to Noworm 200 MG Syrup?

Ans: You should not use this syrup if you are suffering from any kind of allergy.

Ques: Is Noworm 200 MG Syrup safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this syrup.

Ques: Will Noworm 200 MG Syrup be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose of this syrup can lead to increased chances of side effects such as nausea, reversible loss of hair, stomach pain, vertigo, Vomiting, etc.
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About Noworm 200 MG Syrup
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