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Vermanth 200 MG Syrup

Manufacturer: Almet Corporation Ltd
Medicine composition: Albendazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Vermanth 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 (gastrointestinal infection), Filariasis (affecting the lymph nodes and vessels) and others.

This syrup 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).

In case, if you are suffering from any of the following health conditions, you must visit a doctor before starting this medication.

  • Blockage in the biliary tract
  • Liver disease
  • A low blood count (low platelet, white cell or red cell count)
  • If you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant
  • If you are a breastfeeding mother
  • In case you are allergic to this Syrup, or any other medicines or food.

  • 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?

    In case of pregnancy, you must consult the doctor.
  • Is it habit forming?

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

    This medication should be ignored while breastfeeding. Doctor consultation is mandatory before using this syrup.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Vermanth 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


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