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ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML

Manufacturer/Marketer

ZYDUS PHARMA LTD

Consume Type

ORAL

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Product Details

About ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML

 ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML belongs to a group of antiparasitic drugs called 'anthelmintic' used to treat parasites worm infections like neurocysticercosis (infection caused by pork tapeworm) and cystic hydatid disease (infection caused by dog tapeworm). Additionally, ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML is also used to treat infections caused by roundworms, hookworms, threadworm, whipworm, pinworm, flukes, and other parasites. 

ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML contains ‘Albendazole’ which works by inhibiting tubulin polymerisation. This causes metabolic disruption and energy depletion in the parasite, which leads to its immobilisation. Thereby, ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML kills the susceptible helminth and treats the infection. 

Take ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML as prescribed. You are advised to take ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical condition. You may experience certain common side-effects such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, and dizziness in some cases. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.

ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML might increase the chances of getting an infection; maintain proper hygiene, and try to stay away from people with infections, flu or cold. Consult your doctor if you notice unusual bleeding or bruising as you may bleed or bruise easily while taking ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML. Do not take ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy as it may cause foetal harm. Do not breastfeed during and for minimum 5 days after treatment with ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML. ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML may cause dizziness, so be cautious while driving. ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML can be given to children above 2 years if prescribed by the doctor. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines to rule out any side-effects.

Uses of ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML

Parasitic worm infections

Medicinal Benefits

ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML belongs to a group of medicines called anthelmintic used to treat worm infections such as neurocysticercosis (infection caused by pork tapeworm) and cystic hydatid disease (infection caused by dog tapeworm). Additionally, ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML is also used to treat infections caused by roundworms, hookworms, threadworm, whipworm, pinworm, flukes, and other parasites. ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML is a broad-spectrum anthelmintic drug, which is highly effective against a wide range of intestinal helminths including cestodes, nematodes, and trematodes. It is also effective against tissue helminth infections like cutaneous larva migrans (parasitic skin infection). ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML exhibits ovicidal, larvicidal and vermicidal activity. ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML inhibits tubulin polymerisation, which causes metabolic disruption and energy depletion in the parasite. This leads to immobilisation of the parasite. Thereby, ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML kills the susceptible helminth and treats the infection.

Directions for Use

Tablet/Capsule: Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water; do not chew, or crush the tablet/capsule.Syrup/Suspension/Drops: Take the prescribed dose by mouth using the measuring cup/dosing syringe/dropper; shake the pack well before each use.Chewable tablet: Chew the tablet completely and swallow. Do not swallow it as a whole.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML

  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML if you are allergic to any of its contents. ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML may cause bone marrow suppression, aplastic anaemia, and agranulocytosis. 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, vomiting, headache, extreme tiredness, or behaviour changes while taking ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML. Regular monitoring of blood cell count and liver function is advised during treatment with ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML. ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML might increase the chances of getting an infection; maintain proper hygiene, and try to stay away from people with infections, flu or cold. Consult your doctor if you notice unusual bleeding or bruising as you may bleed or bruise easily while taking ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML. Do not take ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy as it may cause foetal harm. Do not breastfeed during and for minimum 5 days after treatment with ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML. ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML may cause dizziness, so be cautious while driving. ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML can be given to children above 2 years if prescribed by the doctor.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML may have interaction with anthelmintic (praziquantel), corticosteroid (dexamethasone), antacid (cimetidine), anti-asthma (theophylline).

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Disease Interactions:  Inform your doctor if you have myelosuppression (bone marrow suppression), hepatobiliary dysfunction (liver and biliary disease), neurological disorder, and kidney dysfunction.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • DEXAMETHASONE
  • CIMETIDINE
  • THEOPHYLLINE
  • PRAZIQUANTEL
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      caution

      It is unknown whether alcohol interacts with ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML. Please consult your doctor.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      unsafe

      ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML belongs to pregnancy category C. Do not take ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy as it may cause foetal harm. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      unsafe

      Do not breastfeed during and for minimum 5 days after treatment with ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      caution

      ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML may cause dizziness. Do not drive or operate machinery unless you are alert.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      unsafe

      Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with liver impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with kidney impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      safe if prescribed

      ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML can be given to children above 2 years if prescribed by the doctor.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Regularly wash your hands 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.
    • 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

    • Regular monitoring of blood cell count and liver function is advised during treatment with ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML.
    • ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML might increase the chances of getting an infection; maintain proper hygiene, and try to stay away from people with infections, flu or cold.
    • Consult your doctor if you notice unusual bleeding or bruising as you may bleed or bruise easily while taking ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML.
    • ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML will not treat a viral infection such as the flu or a common cold.

    Other Information (ZYB0002)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    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 consumption of contaminated water, food or soil, contact with contaminated faeces, poor sanitisation and poor hygiene. Symptoms of worm infections include abdominal pain, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, gas, bloating, fatigue, unexplained weight loss, and dysentery (bloody stools).

    FAQs

    ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML causes metabolic disruption and energy depletion in the parasite, which leads to its immobilisation. Thereby, ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML kills the susceptible helminth and treats the infection.

    For neurocysticercosis, ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML is usually prescribed for 8-30 days. For cystic hydatid disease, ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML is usually prescribed for 28 days, followed by a 14 day break, and repeated for a total of 3 cycles.

    Do not discontinue ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML without consulting your doctor. To treat your condition effectually continue taking ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML for as long as prescribed. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you feel any difficulty while taking ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML.

    You are recommended to avoid planning for pregnancy while taking ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML as it may cause foetal harm. A pregnancy test should be done before starting the treatment with ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML, and women must use effective birth-control while taking ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML and for at least 1month after cessation of treatment.

    Regular monitoring of blood count at the beginning of each cycle therapy and for every 2weeks while taking ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML is advised for all patients. Treatment with ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML should be discontinued if a significant decrease in blood cell count is observed.

    Treatment with ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML has been associated with mild to moderate elevations of liver enzymes. These elevations generally return to normal upon discontinuation of ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML. Liver function tests should be performed before each treatment cycle and for every 2weeks during the treatment. Treatment with ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML should be discontinued if the liver enzymes exceed twice the upper limit of normal.

    ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML might increase the chances of getting an infection. Maintain proper hygiene and try to stay away from people with infections, flu or cold.

    You may bleed or bruise easily while taking ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML. Be cautious while using sharp objects and try to avoid injuries. Consult your doctor if you notice unusual bleeding or bruising.

    PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

    ZYBEND SUSPENSION 10ML

    Country Of Origin

    India

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    Zydus Tower, Satellite Cross Roads,Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India.

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