Etrax is an antiparasitic medication. It is used in the treatment of worm infections. It works by killing the worms and this treats your infection. Etr... View More
Uses of Etrax
Side effects of Etrax
How to use Etrax
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. Etrax is to be taken with ... View More
How Etrax works
Etrax is an antiparasitic medication. It works by suppressing the enzyme activity in the worm's muscle, causing its paralysis and death. This treats you... View More
Should be taken with food. Take w/ meals to minimise side effects eg nausea.
Oral Ascariasis Adult: 150 mg as a single dose. Mixed ascariasis-hookworm infections; Ancylostomiasis Adult: 2.5 mg/kg as a single dose, repeated ... View More
Oral Ascariasis Child: 3 mg/kg as a single dose. Mixed ascariasis-hookworm infections; Ancylostomiasis Child: 2.5 mg/kg as a single dose, repeated... View More
Preexisting blood disorders; pregnancy and lactation; rheumatoid arthritis; severe renal impairment.
Mode of Action
Levamisole is the active laevo-isomer of tetramisole. It works by paralysing susceptible intestinal worms which are then excreted from the intestines. L... View More
Hepatic impairment, Sjogren's syndrome.
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, dizziness and headache. Fever, influenza-like syndrome, arthralgia, muscle pain, rash, taste disturbances a... View More
May increase toxicity of phenytoin. Increases bioavailability of ivermectin; decreases bioavailability of albendazole. Alcohol causes disulfiram-like re... View More
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