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Zeebee 200 MG Suspension

Manufacturer: Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Albendazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 02, 2019

This drug is an antiparasitic drug. It is used for treating several diseases caused by an infestation of parasitic worms. This drug is generally taken for diseases like neurocysticercosis (affecting the brain, muscles and other tissues) and giardiasis (intestinal infection).

It also treats hydatid disease, pinworm disease (intestinal infection), ascariasis (gastrointestinal infection), filariasis (affecting the lymph nodes and vessels) and others. The drug falls under the group of drugs known as anthelmintics.

It expels the parasitic worms either by stunning them or killing them without causing notable damage to the host body. The anthelmintic drug kills the sensitive parasites in your body.

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 Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.

This drug is utilised for the treatment of conditions like:

  • Seizures

  • Brain Swelling

  • Change In Vision

Side effects of this drug are as follows

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    This drug 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?

    This drug is poorly absorbed from the Gastro-intestinal tract and reaches its peak levels within 2-5 hours of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    It is suspected to cause harm to the developing fetus in pregnant women. Since there is a lack of conclusive evidence from studies on human, it is not recommended for use. However, its usage could be considered in cases where the potential benefits outweigh the risks associated.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    It is not excreted in the breast milk. It is recommended to consult a doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Zeebee 200 MG Suspension , 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.
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This active constituent gets converted into sulfoxide form and causes degeneration of cytoplasmic microtubules and tegmental cells. It 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

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Food

    Grapefruit Juice

    Zeebee 200 MG Suspension should not be taken with grapefruit juice in order to avoid the unpredictable effect.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Clozapine

    Any 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.

    Dexamethasone

    Suitable adjustments in the dosage is to be made under doctor's supervision before this drug is prescribed along with dexamethasone

    Praziquantel

    Suitable adjustments in the dosage is to be made before this drug is prescribed along with Praziquantel

    Carbamazepine

    Suitable adjustments in the dosage of this medication along with monitoring of levels by the Doctor is recommended.

    Phenytoin

    Suitable adjustments in the dosage of it, along with monitoring of levels by the Doctor is recommended.

Ques: What is Zeebee 200 MG Suspension?

Ans: The drug falls under the group of drugs known as anthelmintics. It gets converted into sulfoxide form and causes degeneration of cytoplasmic microtubules and tegmental cells.

Ques: How long do I need to use Zeebee 200 MG Suspension before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, until the complete eradication of the disease. Thus it is advised to use, till the time directed by your doctor. Also taking this medication longer than it was prescribed, can cause an inadequate effect on the patient's condition.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Zeebee 200 MG Suspension?

Ans: The duration of effect for this medicine is dependent on the severity of the patient’s condition. Therefore the frequency of usage of this medication will vary from person to person. It is advised to follow the proper prescription of the doctor, directed according to the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Zeebee 200 MG Suspension empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken after having food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Zeebee 200 MG Suspension?

Ans: This medication contains salts which are suitable to store only at room temperature, as keeping this medication above or below that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away from the reach of children.
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