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Zeebee 400 MG Tablet

Manufactured byRanbaxy Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsAlbendazole
7.6
85% off
1 TABLET

Description

Zeebee 400 MG Tablet is an antiparasitic drug used in the prevention and treatment of parasitic infections caused by tapeworms, pinworms and hookworms.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Zeebee 400 MG Tablet

Albendazole 400 MG Tablet
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Banhelmin 400 MG Tablet
Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Rediout 400 MG Tablet
Dr. Reddys Laboratories Ltd.
Wormin A 400 MG Tablet
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Xenda 400 MG Tablet
Micro Labs Ltd.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Zeebee 400 MG Tablet

Fever

Headache

Nausea or Vomiting

Seizures

Dark urine

Temporary Hair Loss

Elevated Liver Enzymes

Allergic Skin Reaction

Bleeding and bruising

Shortness of breath

Unusual tiredness

Uses of Zeebee 400 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

Hydatid Disease

Zeebee 400 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of Hydatid disease or Echinococcosis caused by larva of dog tapeworm.

Neurocysticercosis

Zeebee 400 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of pork tapeworm infection.

Enterobiaisis

Zeebee 400 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of pinworm infection.

Strongyloidiasis

Zeebee 400 MG Tablet may be used in the treatment of threadworm infection.

Ascariasis

Zeebee 400 MG Tablet may be used in the treatment of roundworm infection.

Trichuriasis

Zeebee 400 MG Tablet may be used in the treatment of whipworm infection.

Cutaneous Larva Migrans

Zeebee 400 MG Tablet may be used in the treatment of hookworm infection of the skin.

Filariasis

Zeebee 400 MG Tablet may be used in the treatment of filarial worm infection.

Giardiasis

Zeebee 400 MG Tablet may be used in the treatment of intestinal infection in children caused by the giardia parasite.
Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect

    Zeebee 400 MG Tablet remains active in the body up to 9 hours after administration.
  • Safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you are allergic to Zeebee 400 MG Tablet or any other drug belonging to the Benzimidazoles class of medicines.

Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

General warnings

Bone Marrow Suppression

Zeebee 400 MG Tablet may alter the functionality of bone marrow resulting in a decreased count of white blood cells. Therapy should be discontinued if any such abnormalities are observed.

Liver Diseases

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases since it may increase the levels of the liver enzymes. Close monitoring of liver enzyme levels is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Effects on Brain

Zeebee 400 MG Tablet may cause neurological effects such as dizziness, fits, etc. when the medicine is used to treat Neurocysticercosis. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery during treatment with this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe other medicines along with Zeebee 400 MG Tablet to minimize its neurological effects, based on your clinical condition.

Retinal Damage

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of eye diseases such as retinal lesions due to the increased risk of retinal damage. It is advised that you inform the doctor about all your medical conditions before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

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 dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.

Interaction with Alcohol

Description

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

Instructions

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

Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Clozapine

Dexamethasone

Phenytoin

Praziquantel

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.

Food interactions

Consumption of grapefruit juice is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.
Zeebee 400 MG Tablet should be taken along with food to maximize the availability in the body.

Lab interactions

Information not available.
It is advised to take this medicine with food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Miscelleneous

To be taken with food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works

Zeebee 400 MG Tablet works by disrupting certain vital functions in the worm's body. This results in draining the worm's energy, eventually killing it.

Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Anthelmintics

Schedule

Schedule H

[Internet]. 2017 [cited 16 February 2017]. Available from:

http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2015/207844s000lbl.pdf

[Internet]. 2017 [cited 16 February 2017]. Available from:

http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2009/020666s005s006lbl.pdf

[Internet]. 2017 [cited 16 February 2017]. Available from:

http://www.mhra.gov.uk/home/groups/spcpil/documents/spcpil/con1483686053463.pdf

Related Questions

Question:
Hi all, could you please suggest any one   Ranbaxy Zeebee dosage that we can give to my 6 years kid....more
Answer from Dr. Hussain Kotawala
400mg single dose is ok for deworming
Question:
Can I give zeebee or zental syrup to my 20 months child, what is the dosage? Thanks in advance      ...more
Answer from Dr. Harit Bansal
5ml once
Question:
Yesterday my 2 1/2 years old daughter took zeebee 200 mg ..the dose that i gave to her was 5 ml..tod...more
Answer from Dr. Sushma Shah
HELLO, IT IS ALBENDAZOLE( ANTIHELMENTIC). TOTAL 10ml SO DON'T WORRY. FEVER IS ...more
Question:
My daughter has worm problem.she is feeling itching.how many doses should I give her ?
Answer from Dr. Rakesh Kumar
Have you seen any worms in stool.itching can also occur due to improper cleaning...more
Question:
Is the tablet Zeebee, Albendazole 400mg supposed to be chewed? My doctor didn't suggest something li...more
Answer from Dr. Abaranam
Hi It's a chewable tablet
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Information on this page was last updated on 18 Oct 2017

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