Ascapil 12A Tablet Details

What is Ascapil 12A?

Ascapil 12A Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Parasitic Infection Of Skin, Infections Caused By Roundworm, Infections Caused By Tapeworm, Infections Caused By Pinworm, Parasitic Infection Of Hair, Inflammatory Diseases and other conditions.

Ascapil 12A Tablet contains Albendazole, and Ivermectin as active ingredients.

Ascapil 12A Tablet works by keeping away the worm from absorbing sugar; killing the parasite by paralyzing it;

Ascapil 12A Tablet Uses

Ascapil 12A Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:

  • Parasitic Infection Of Skin
  • Infections Caused By Roundworm
  • Infections Caused By Tapeworm
  • Infections Caused By Pinworm
  • Parasitic Infection Of Hair
  • Inflammatory Diseases
  • Threadworm Infections
  • Pinworms Infections
  • Parasitic Nematode Worms Intestine Infections

Ascapil 12A Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Ascapil 12A Tablet improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:

  • Keeping away the worm from absorbing sugar.
  • Killing the parasite by paralyzing it.


Ascapil 12A Tablet – Composition and Active Ingredients

Ascapil 12A Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)

Albendazole (400 MG)

Ivermectin (12 MG)

Ascapil 12A Tablet – Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Ascapil 12A Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

  • Fatigue
  • Sore Throat
  • Shortness Of Breath
  • Nausea
  • Pale Skin
  • Abdominal Pain

Ascapil 12A Tablet – Precautions & How to Use

Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • Consult your doctor in case of renal impairment
  • Have concurrent loa loa infection, suffering from brain problems, bleeding disorder, or asthma
  • Liver disease
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Should be taken empty stomach with water
  • Take fluid and fiber rich diet

Ascapil 12A Tablet – Drug Interactions

If you take other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Ascapil 12A Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Ascapil 12A Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:

  • Acetaminophen
  • Amoxicillin
  • Anisindione
  • Aprepitant
  • Aspirin
  • Bosentan

Ascapil 12A Tablet – Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Ascapil 12A Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Ascapil 12A Tablet should not be taken if you have the following conditions:

  • Allergic reaction
  • Breastfeeding
  • CNS disorders
  • Children below 5 years of age
  • Children under 2 years of age
  • Hepatic impairment

Other important Information on Ascapil 12A Tablet

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not take extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Ascapil 12A Tablet

Do not take more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Ascapil 12A Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.

Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.

Storage of Ascapil 12A Tablet

Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Ascapil 12A Tablet.

Expired Ascapil 12A Tablet

Taking a single dose of expired Ascapil 12A Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to take expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Ascapil 12A Tablet – Frequently asked Questions

Is Ascapil 12A Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?

Albendazole: No

Ivermectin: No

References: 8 9

Is Ascapil 12A Tablet safe while breastfeeding?

Albendazole: No

Ivermectin: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Can Ascapil 12A Tablet be used for parasitic infection of skin and infections caused by roundworm?

Yes, parasitic infection of skin and infections caused by roundworm are among the most common reported uses for Ascapil 12A Tablet. Please do not use Ascapil 12A Tablet for parasitic infection of skin and infections caused by roundworm without consulting first with your doctor.

Should I consume Ascapil 12A Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

users have most commonly reported consuming Ascapil 12A Tablet #Before Food#. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor’s advice on how you should use this medicine.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Ascapil 12A Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects.

Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?

Most medicines don’t come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government’s categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.

Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?

Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.


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