Eofil 150mg Tablet

Introduction

Eofil 150mg Tablet belongs to a class of medication called anti-helminthic. It is used in the treatment of worm infections and filariasis. It can act against both the larval and adult forms of the parasitic worms that cause filariasis.

Eofil 150mg Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken with 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 a headache, dizziness, vomiting and abnormal liver function tests 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 Eofil Tablet

  • Worm infections
  • Filariasis

Benefits of Eofil Tablet

In Worm infections

Eofil 150mg Tablet 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.

In Filariasis

Filariasis is an infectious disease caused by thread-like parasitic roundworms. The parasite transmits the disease to humans by the bite of a mosquito. This medicine kills both young and adult forms of the disease causing parasites and also prevents the further spread of the infection. Take it in the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor. Stopping the medicine too early may cause the infection to come back or worsen. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

 

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Side effects of Eofil Tablet

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 Eofil

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Abnormal liver function tests
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Hair loss
  • Fever
  • Vertigo

How to use Eofil Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Eofil 150mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Eofil Tablet works

Diethylcarbamazine belongs to a class of medication called anti-helminthic. It can act against both the larval and adult forms of the parasitic worms that cause filariasis.

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Safety Advice

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Eofil 150mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Eofil 150mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Eofil 150mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

UNSAFE
Eofil 150mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Eofil 150mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Eofil 150mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.