What is Fugacar?
Fugacar medicine 500mg is a type of deworming drug in the body. In Fugacar dewormer, the main ingredient is the benign Mebendazole, which inhibits the formation of tubular microstructures in the worm’s body.
From there, the worms are depleted of glucose, leading to the degeneration process, from which the worms are excreted in the feces.
Drug information Fugacar
- Registration Number: VN-16500-13.
- Active ingredient – Concentration/content: Mebendazole – 500mg.
- Dosage Form: Tablets.
- Packing: Box of 1 blister x 1 tablet.
- Expiry date: 60 months.
Indications for drug use
Dewormer Fugacar is indicated for the treatment of infection with one or more types of intestinal worms: Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm); Trichuris trichiura (hairworm); Ascaris lumbricoides (ringworm); Ancylostoma duodenale, Necator americanus (hookworm).
Contraindications to use
- Hypersensitivity to the drug or its components.
- Fugacar 500mg should not be used for children under 1 year old, pregnant women in the first 3 months and patients with liver failure.
Dosage & how to use Fugacar medicine
- Take 1 single pill, can chew the tablet before swallowing.
- No special measures such as diet or laxative use are required.
- In endemic areas with severe intestinal worm infection, regular intestinal deworming 3-4 times per year with Fugacar will significantly reduce the epidemic.
How to use
You can take drug with or without food.
You can chew or mix the medicine with food before swallowing.
Please read the instructions for use attached to the package carefully before using the medicine. When you have any questions about taking your medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Fugacar side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; shortness of breath; swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor right away if you have:
- signs of bone marrow suppression–sudden weakness or feeling sick, fever, chills, sore throat, mouth sores, red or swollen gums, trouble swallowing, easy bruising or bleeding;
- severe skin reaction – swelling in your face or tongue; sores around your eyes, nose, mouth, or genitals; rash or skin rash that spreads and causes blistering and peeling.
Common side effects of Fugacar 500mg dewormer may include:
- Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea;
- Stomach pain, flatulence;
This is not a complete list of side effects and other possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Fugacar drug interactions
Concomitant use with cimetidine may inhibit the metabolism of mebendazole in the liver, resulting in increased blood levels of the drug, especially in the case of prolonged therapy. In this case, plasma drug concentration should be determined for dose adjustment.
Co-administration of mebendazole with metronidazole should be avoided.
For pregnant & lactating women
During pregnancy and lactation, Mebendazole has been shown to be teratogenic and teratogenic in rats and mice when administered in a single dose. There were no harmful effects on the reproduction of other test animals (see section Pre-sieving safety data).
The potential risk and the desired benefit should be weighed when prescribing drug to pregnant women, especially during the first trimester of pregnancy. Active Mebendazole is only absorbed in small amounts.
It is not known whether mebendazole is excreted by the mother. Therefore, caution should be exercised when Fugacar 500mg is administered to a nursing woman.
Be careful while using Fugacar
Use caution when giving Fugacar to children under 2 years of age.
In post-marketing surveillance, seizures in children including those under 1 year of age have been reported very rarely (see Adverse Reactions).
The drug has not been extensively studied in children under 2 years of age. Therefore, Fugacar 500mg should only be used in children 1 to 2 years of age if the potential benefit outweighs the potential risk (e.g. if the child’s worm infection has a significant effect on nutritional status and development). physical development of children).
To reduce the risk of choking, consideration should be given to administering the oral suspension to patients such as young children who are unable to swallow the tablet form.
There have been rare reports of reversible hepatic dysfunction, hepatitis, and neutropenia in patients treated with the drug at standard doses for the indicated conditions.
How to store Fugacar?
- You should store the medicine at room temperature, in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight.
- You should not store the medicine in the refrigerator.
- Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
- Do not throw medicine down the toilet or plumbing.
Disclaimer: Index-China goal is to provide readers with relevant and up-to-date information. However, because drugs interact differently from person to person, we cannot guarantee that this information includes all possible interactions. This information is not a substitute for medical advice. Always talk to your doctor or healthcare provider about possible interactions with all prescription medications, vitamins, herbs, and supplements, and over-the-counter medications you’re taking.
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Assoc.Prof.Dr. Tran Ngoc Anh is currently Hanoi Medical University Hospital, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Head of Department of General-Uematology of Hanoi Medical University. Consulting doctor at ThuocLP Pharmacy.
Professional qualifications, Academic degrees – Education:
Graduated from General Practitioner System, Hanoi Medical University
Graduated with a Master degree in Internal Medicine, Hanoi Medical University
Graduated from the training program specialized in Gastrointestinal, Henri Mondor Institute Center, University of Paris 6, French Republic 1996-1997; 1999
Graduated from the training program specialized in Gastrointestinal, North Royal Sydney Hospital, Australia; 2002
Graduated from a training program specialized in chronic liver diseases, Pizza, Italy 2009
Graduated with a PhD in Gastrointestinal, Hanoi Medical University
Associate Professor, Gastroenterology, Hanoi Medical University
Training and Scientific Research:
Published more than 200 articles in domestic and international specialized journals
Editor of many monographs and participates in compiling 2 textbooks.
Guide many students and graduate students of Hanoi Medical University
Manager of many grassroots research projects
Certificate of Good Clinical Practice (GCP: 2012, 2015), Ministry of Health
Specialized certificates: General gastrointestinal endoscopy, Interventional gastrointestinal endoscopy, General gastrointestinal ultrasound, Interventional gastrointestinal ultrasound (Bach Mai BV), Chronic liver disease.