FAQs ABOUT VIMECT TABLET
What is VIMECT TABLET used for?
VIMECT TABLET is used to treat parasitic infections like intestinal strongyloidiasis (infection in gut caused by a type of round worm called strongyloides stercoralis), infection caused by Wuchereria bancrofti in blood and tissues and human scabies (infectious disease of the skin) after previous treatment has failed. It is also used for the treatment of Onchocerciasis (known as river blindness, parasitic disease caused by Onchocerca volvulus).
Is VIMECT TABLET safe during pregnancy?
VIMECT TABLET is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless it is clearly advised by the doctor. Contact your doctor before taking VIMECT TABLET if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.
Can VIMECT TABLET be used in children?
The safety and effectiveness of VIMECT TABLET in children weighing less than 15 kg has not been evaluated. Your child’s doctor may prescribe safer alternative for your child to treat the specific infection.
What precautions do I need to follow while taking VIMECT TABLET?
Before taking VIMECT TABLET, inform your doctor if you have a condition called loa loa (eye infection), weak immune system or any allergies to any other medicines or any other substances such as foods, preservatives or dyes.
Can I drive or operate any machines after taking VIMECT TABLET?
Do not drive or operate any machines if you feel dizziness, drowsiness or feeling shaky or spinning sensation after taking VIMECT TABLET. Contact your doctor before taking VIMECT TABLET.