Zentel Oral Suspension
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Introduction

Zentel Oral Suspension is an antiparasitic medicine, used for the treatment of parasitic worm infections. It works by killing the worms that cause infections and stops the infection from spreading.

Zentel Oral Suspension should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it with or without food, preferably at a fixed time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

Some people may experience vomiting, dizziness, increased liver enzymes, nausea and loss of appetite as the side effects of this medicine. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. You may be monitored with blood tests and liver function tests throughout your treatment.

Uses of Zentel Oral Suspension

  • Treatment of Parasitic infections

Benefits of Zentel Oral Suspension

In Treatment of Parasitic infections

Zentel Oral Suspension is an antibiotic medicine which helps treat many parasitic worm infections. It works by killing and stopping the further growth of parasites causing the infection. This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all parasites are killed and do not become resistant. This medicine is generally safe to use while pregnant or breastfeeding, but you should ask your doctor.

Side effects of Zentel Oral Suspension

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Zentel

  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Zentel Oral Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Zentel Oral Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zentel Oral Suspension works

Zentel Oral Suspension is an antiparasitic medication. It works by keeping the worms from absorbing sugar (glucose), thereby depleting their energy level. This causes the worms to die and treats your infection.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Zentel Oral Suspension. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zentel Oral Suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Zentel Oral Suspension is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Zentel Oral Suspension may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Zentel Oral Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zentel Oral Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CAUTION
Zentel Oral Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zentel Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.