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Zeebee 400 MG Tablet

Manufactured byRanbaxy Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsAlbendazole
7.2
810% 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

Albendol 400 MG Tablet
Micro Labs Ltd.
Alminth 400 MG Tablet
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Cantel 400 MG Tablet
Zydus Cadila
Lupibend 400 MG Tablet
Lupin Ltd.
Wormin A 400 MG Tablet
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Zeebee 400 MG Tablet

Diarrhea

Stomach discomfort and pain

Nausea and Vomiting

Loss of appetite

Difficulty in breathing

Fever with chills

Difficulty in swallowing

Peeling and blistering of skin

Hair loss or thinning of the hair

Swelling of eyelids, face, lips, tongue

Decrease in blood cell count

Sore throat and hoarseness

Joint or muscle pain

Weight loss

Uses of Zeebee 400 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

Whipworm infection

This medicine is used for the treatment of Whipworm infection caused by Trichuris trichiura strain.

Hookworm infection

This medicine is used for the treatment of Hookworm infection caused by Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale strains.

Pinworm infection

This medicine is used for the treatment of pinworm infection caused by Enterobius vermicularis strain.

Roundworm infection

This medicine is used for the treatment of roundworm infection caused by Ascaris lumbricoides strain.

Threadworm infection

This medicine may be used in the treatment of threadworm infections like Strongyloidiasis.

Hydatid Disease

This medicine is used in the treatment of Hydatid disease or Echinococcosis caused by larva of dog tapeworm.

Neurocysticercosis

This medicine is used in the treatment of pork tapeworm infection.

Liver fluke infections

This medicine may be used in the treatment of liver fluke infections.

Cutaneous Larva Migrans

This medicine may be used in the treatment of hookworm infection of the skin.

Giardiasis

This medicine may be used in the treatment of intestinal infection in children caused by the giardia parasite.
Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?

    This medicine remains active in the body up to 9 hours after administration.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?

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

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?

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

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

General warnings

Liver Diseases

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

Bone Marrow Suppression

This medicine may alter the functionality of bone marrow, resulting in a decreased count of white blood cells. Close monitoring of white blood counts may be necessary based on the clinical condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases.

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. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Effects on Brain

This medicine 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 this medicine to minimize its neurological effects, based on your clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped. Contact your doctor if you miss more than one scheduled dose of this medicine.

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

Metronidazole

Cimetidine

Fosphenytoin

Phenytoin

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Food interactions

Consumption of grapefruit juice is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.

Lab interactions

Information not available.
Take this medicine as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works

This medicine 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

Unknown

Classification

Category

Anthelmintics

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a610019.html

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00518

[Internet]. Accessdata.fda.gov. 2020 [cited 13 January 2020]. Available from:

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Related Questions

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Answer from Dr. Hussain Kotawala
400mg single dose is ok for deworming
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Answer from Dr. Harit Bansal
5ml once
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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:
My brother is suffering with worms in stomach "Ranbaxy zeebee"syrup is used but there is no use sir....more
Answer from Dr. Ganapathi S Kini
How come you know that there is no effect?
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Information on this page was last updated on 14 Jan 2020

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7.2 8(10% off)
1 TABLET