Wormis L 200 Mg/50 Mg Syrup is an antiparasitic medication which is used to treat 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.
Wormis L 200 Mg/50 Mg 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. This medication cures infections caused by tapeworms like hydatid disease (parasitic infestation) and neurocysticercosis (infection affecting the brain, muscles as well as well as other tissues).
Wormis L 200 Mg/50 Mg Syrup can be taken with water or you can chew it or swallow it. You can take it with food. In case, if you are suffering from any of the following health conditions, you must visit a doctor before starting this medication.
How long is the duration of effect?Wormis L 200 Mg/50 Mg Syrup is broken down in the liver and remains active in the body for an average of 8.5-9 hours.
What is the onset of action?Wormis L 200 Mg/50 Mg Syrup is poorly absorbed from the Gastro-intestinal tract and reaches its peak levels within 2-5 hours of administration.
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.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Wormis L 200 Mg/50 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 one remembers. However, if it is time for the next scheduled dose, then one should skip the missed one.
Are there any overdose instructions?One should contact the Doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.
Wormis L 200 Mg/50 Mg Syrup gets converted into sulfoxide form and causes degeneration of cytoplasmic microtubules and tegmental cells. This results in depletion of energy and metabolic processes and the parasites are 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 Alcohol
AlcoholInteraction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
ClozapineAny sign or symptom of infection should be properly reported. Usage of either of the drugs should be reported to the Doctor so that safer alternatives can be prescribed.
DexamethasoneSuitable adjustments in the dosage is to be made under doctor's supervision before Wormis L 200 Mg/50 Mg Syrup is prescribed along with dexamethasone
PraziquantelSuitable adjustments in the dosage is to be made before Wormis L 200 Mg/50 Mg Syrup is prescribed along with Praziquantel
CarbamazepineSuitable adjustments in the dosage of Wormis L 200 Mg/50 Mg Syrup along with monitoring of levels by the Doctor is recommended.
PhenytoinSuitable adjustments in the dosage of Wormis L 200 Mg/50 Mg Syrup along with monitoring of levels by the Doctor is recommended.
Interaction with Food
Grapefruit JuiceWormis L 200 Mg/50 Mg Syrup should not be taken with grapefruit juice in order to avoid the unpredictable effect.
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