Hetrazan 100 MG Tablet is produced by Pfizer Ltd. Its primary use is to cure worm infection and Filariasis. It is also used to cure certain other medical conditions and symptoms caused due to these infections such as river blindness and swelling in the affected area.
Hetrazan is not an antibiotic. The active ingredient of this medicine belongs to a class of medication called anti-helminthic. It acts against larval as well as the fully grown parasitic worms responsible for causing filariasis. However, it is not recommended for the prevention or treatment of the infections caused by pinworms and tapeworms.
Hetrazan 100 MG Tablet is used to treat various parasitic infections and other medical conditions and symptoms caused by them. It also helps to relieve the patient from the suffering caused due to a variety of symptoms that accompany the infection.
Hetrazan 100 MG Tablet can cause certain severe and minor side effects.
Hetrazan 100 MG Tablet should be consumed as per the dose prescribed by the doctor. As far as the dosage is concerned, the most common dosages are one tablet to three tablets a day. Although time period mentioned here cannot be taken as a standard measure of what would be your experience when you take this medicine, a period of about one week is required to get the maximum results from this medicine. Be in touch with your doctor to help him check the time period for which you need to use this tablet. This medicine is generally prescribed to be taken after food.
As far as the composition of Hetrazan 100 MG Tablet is concerned, the active salt in this medicine is Diethylcarbamazine. This category of salt is not known to cause much harm to children but it can lead to allergic side effects in adults. It is available in the form of tablets and has to be taken orally. The tablet is to be consumed orally as a whole. The tablet should not be crushed, chewed, or broken. It should be kept in a dark and cool place. Keep it away from sunlight.
Hetrazan 100 MG Tablet improvises over the condition of the patient by killing the underlined worms responsible for the infection. The active salt in this medicine i.e. Diethylcarbamazine has anti-parasitic agents that inhibit the survival of the worms. However, the onset of action and duration of effect of this medicine is not yet clinically established. There is no data available on the time this medicine takes to start its action and the time for which this medicine remains active once taken. So, the dosage of the medicine should be strictly taken as prescribed by your doctor. An experienced doctor is the only one who has the expertise to judge your dosage and the duration for which you should consume the medicine.
Inform your doctor about the already existing diseases or allergies you have. Don't forget to mention the following if you have them:
The medicines that have the same salt composition, form, and strength are:
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