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Wormectin-A Suspension 10 ml

Wormectin-A Suspension 10 ml

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About Wormectin-A Suspension

Wormectin-A Suspension is used to treat parasitic worm infections. Parasitic worm infections are intestinal worm infections that are caused by the ingestion of contaminated food and water. Wormectin-A Suspension can be used to treat infections caused by roundworms, hookworms, threadworms, whipworms, pinworms, flukes, and other parasites. 

Wormectin-A Suspension contains ‘albendazole’ and ‘ivermectin’, which work by keeping the worm from taking glucose and depleting its energy levels, leading to its immobilization. Ivermectin can kill the parasites by acting on the nervous system. It starves the worms by inducing paralysis, consequently leading them to death.

You should take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. The common side-effects of Wormectin-A Suspension are stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, decrease in white blood cell count (leucopenia), vision problems, confusion, weakness, and difficulty walking. Inform your doctor if any of these side effects persist or get worse.

You should not take Wormectin-A Suspension if you are allergic to ‘albendazole’, ‘ivermectin’, or any other ingredients present in it. Before taking Wormectin-A Suspension, inform your doctor if you have a medical history of meningitis, African sleeping sickness (an infection caused by the bite of the tsetse fly in African countries), or illness that weakens the immune system HIV. It may make you more prone to infections, so maintain proper hygiene. It may cause dizziness, so refrain from activities that require you to stay alert.

Uses of Wormectin-A Suspension

Treatment of Parasitic worm infections.

Medicinal Benefits

Wormectin-A Suspension contains ‘Albendazole’ and ‘Ivermectin’, which belong to the class of medications called ‘antihelmintic’. It is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used in the treatment of parasitic infections. It can kill the disease-causing worms and stop the spread of infection effectively. Albendazole interrupts the absorption of glucose by the worm leading to energy depletion. Ivermectin acts by paralyzing the worms, consequently leading them to death.

Directions for Use

Tablet: It is advised to swallow the tablet as a whole with water, so do not crush, break, or chew it. The dose of the medicine is determined by your doctor based on your condition. Chewable tablet: Chew the tablet completely and swallow. Do not swallow it as a whole.Dispersible tablet: Check the label for directions before use. Disperse the tablet in the prescribed amount of water and swallow the contents. Do not crush, chew or swallow as a whole.Syrup/suspension: Shake the bottle well before each use. Take the prescribed dose of medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup, followed by water. It may cause a bitter or metallic taste, so avoid taking it at the same time as food or other drinks.


Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Wormectin-A Suspension

  • Stomach pain

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

  • Headache

  • Dizziness

  • Decrease in white blood cell count (leucopenia)

  • Vision problems

  • Confusion

  • Weakness

  • Difficulty walking

Drug Warnings

Wormectin-A Suspension may cause suppression of the bone marrow and cause anaemia. Inform your doctor if you have/had liver disease; if you have any surgery, including dental surgery. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience seizures, extreme tiredness, behaviour changes, blurred vision, trouble walking, or neck pain while taking Wormectin-A Suspension. Consult your doctor if you notice unusual bleeding or bruising as you may bleed or bruise easily while taking Wormectin-A Suspension. It may cause orthostatic hypotension (dizziness upon rising up quickly), so avoid standing up too quickly from a sitting or lying position.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Wormectin-A Suspension may interact with sedatives (phenobarbital and butalbital), anti-anxiety drugs (clonazepam, clozapine, and lorazepam), narcotic (sodium oxybate), a medication used to treat epilepsy (valproic acid), anthelmintic (praziquantel), corticosteroid (dexamethasone), antacid (cimetidine), anti-asthma (theophylline),

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Wormectin-A Suspension should be used with caution in patients with myelosuppression (bone marrow suppression), hepatobiliary dysfunction (liver and biliary disease), neurological disorder, meningitis (inflammation of the membranes of brain), sleeping sickness, HIV, and kidney dysfunction.

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Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water, especially after using the toilet and while eating.

  • Avoid eating raw fish and meat.

  • Thoroughly cook meat before eating.

  • Wash all fruits and vegetables properly before consuming them.

  • Wash or reheat food that has been around for a long time.

  • Avoid contact with soil that may be contaminated with faeces.

  • Avoid foods that have been kept open in the markets as they can be contaminated.

  • Drink boiled and purified water.

Special Advise

Get up slowly and rest your feet on the floor for a few minutes before standing up to avoid orthostatic hypotension.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Parasitic worm infections: Parasitic worms are also called intestinal worms or helminths. They live in and feed on the hosts leading to weakness and diseases. Common types of intestinal worms are roundworms and flatworms, such as tapeworms and flukes. Worm infections could occur due to the consumption of contaminated water, food, or soil, contact with contaminated faeces, poor sanitization, or poor hygiene. Symptoms of worm infections include abdominal pain, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, gas, bloating, fatigue, unexplained weight loss, and dysentery (bloody stools).

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Wormectin-A Suspension may interact with alcohol and worsen the condition.

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Wormectin-A Suspension is a category C drug and may cause toxic effects to the unborn baby. So, your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Breast Feeding


Wormectin-A Suspension may get excreted in the breast milk. So, your doctor may advise you to stop breastfeeding while taking this medicine.

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Wormectin-A Suspension may cause dizziness and vision problems, so refrain from driving or operating heavy machinery while using this medicine.

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Wormectin-A Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases. Dose adjustments may be necessary.

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Wormectin-A Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases. Dose adjustments may be necessary.

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Safe if prescribed

Wormectin-A Suspension should be used in children only if clinically needed.

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Wormectin-A Suspension is used to treat parasitic worm infections. It can be used to treat infections caused by roundworms, hookworms, threadworms, whipworms, pinworms, flukes, and other parasites.
Wormectin-A Suspension is a combination of two antihelmintic drugs 'albendazole' and 'ivermectin'. It is used to treat a wide range of parasitic infections. It kills the parasite by keeping it from utilizing glucose and depleting its energy levels. It also paralyzes the insect, thereby leading it to death.
Wormectin-A Suspension usually improves your symptoms within 2 to 3 days after taking this medicine. however, you have to complete the course of therapy as prescribed by your doctor. If there is no improvement in your condition even after completion of the course, consult your doctor immediately.
Wormectin-A Suspension may cause vision problems such as blurred vision. Consult your doctor if your vision problem affects your daily activities.
Wormectin-A Suspension is not an antibiotic. It is an antihelmintic medication used to treat parasitic worm infections in the stomach and intestine.
You may require regular monitoring of blood cell count and liver function during treatment with Wormectin-A Suspension.Wormectin-A Suspension might increase the chances of getting an infection, so maintain proper hygiene, and try to stay away from people with infections, flu, or cold.
Common symptoms of intestinal worms are stomach (abdominal pain); diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting; gas formation, bloating; fatigue and unexplained weight.


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