FAQs ABOUT OLWORM SYRUP
What is the use of OLWORM SYRUP?
OLWORM SYRUP is an antiparasitic medicine used to treat parasitic worm infections in the body. It is effective in treating both intestinal and systemic worm infections.
How OLWORM SYRUP works in my body?
OLWORM SYRUP is an antiparasitic medication. It binds to the parasite cell and disrupts their cell structure. It also collapses their metabolism and restricts them from absorbing sugar (glucose) which is essential for their growth and multiplication. This depletes the energy level of the parasite and causes cell death which in turn reduces the severity of the infection.
Can OLWORM SYRUP be used in patients with kidney problems?
OLWORM SYRUP should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.
How should I take OLWORM SYRUP?
Take OLWORM SYRUP as advised by your physician. Shake well before use. Measure the required amount of the medicine in the measuring cup provided with the pack. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and severity of the infection.
For how long should I take OLWORM SYRUP?
Take OLWORM SYRUP for the stipulated duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip the medicine or stop taking it on your own as it may cause the infection to reappear.
Can OLWORM SYRUP be given to pregnant women?
OLWORM SYRUP is not recommended for use in pregnant women due to increased risk of side effects. Therefore, inform your doctor before taking OLWORM SYRUP if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
What precautions should be followed while taking OLWORM SYRUP?
Before taking OLWORM SYRUP inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems. You must also inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking OLWORM SYRUP. Regularly visit your doctor for check-up and perform all medical tests recommended by your doctor without fail. Take OLWORM SYRUP for the stipulated duration recommended by your doctor to achieve better results. Failing to do so may cause the symptom to re-occur.
What are the common side effects of taking OLWORM SYRUP?
The most common side effects of taking OLWORM SYRUP are stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, headache and increased liver enzymes. Contact your doctor if any of these side effects worsen.
Can I stop taking OLWORM SYRUP once my symptoms subside?
Do not stop taking OLWORM SYRUP once your symptoms subside. It is important to take the full course of OLWORM SYRUP to achieve better results. Failing to complete the full course of the therapy or skipping doses in between the therapy may not result in adequate infection control. It may also cause your symptoms to reappear.
Can the use of OLWORM SYRUP cause diarrhea?
OLWORM SYRUP may cause diarrhea in some individuals. If you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of fluids, such as water or fruit juice to keep yourself hydrated. Consuming ORS can also be beneficial. Do not consume any medicine on your own without consulting your doctor. If your diarrhea worsens contact your doctor immediately.
What should I do if I forgot to take a dose of OLWORM SYRUP?
If you forgot to take a dose of OLWORM SYRUP, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next one at regular times. Do not take a double dose to compensate the forgotten dose.
Can the use of OLWORM SYRUP cause hair loss?
OLWORM SYRUP may cause moderate and transient hair loss in some individuals. This is usually temporary and disappears once therapy is stopped. However, consult your doctor if it bothers you.
Can OLWORM SYRUP kill the eggs of the worm?
OLWORM SYRUP is not effective in destroying the eggs of the worms. It is effective only in destroying the larva and adult worms. Consult your doctor for advice.
Is OLWORM SYRUP an antibiotic?
OLWORM SYRUP is an antiparasitic medicine. It is used to treat parasitic worm infections in the body.
Can OLWORM SYRUP be used in children?
OLWORM SYRUP should be used in children and adolescents (aged between 1-18 years) only if prescribed by the physician. It is strictly not recommended for use in infants aged below 1 year. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.