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Dehydroemetine Manufacturers In India - Dehydroemetine is an antiprotozoal agent and a synthetic derivative of emetine having anti-amebic capabilities similar to those of emetine, but with fewer adverse effects. Dehydroemetine is a drug that is used to treat worm infections.

Information about Dehydroemetine

  • It's an antiamoebic medication that's used to treat intestinal and hepatic amoebiasis.
  • It works by stopping the intra-ribosomal translocation of the tRNA-amino acid complex, which inhibits protein synthesis.
  • Dehydroemetine kills trophozoites but has little impact on cysts. It comes in tablet and injectable forms and is less hazardous than emetine.
  • Dehydroemetine belongs to the antiprotozoal agent class of medicines. It works by stopping infection-causing bacteria from growing.

Uses of Dehydroemetine

  • Acute amoebic dysentery
  • Amoebic liver abscess
  • Liver fluke infestation

General Information about Dehydroemetine

  • Generic Name : Dehydroemetine
  • DrugBank Accession Number: DB13865
  • Type: Small Molecule
  • Average Weight: 478.633
  • Chemical Formula: C29H38N2O4
  • Synonyms: Dehydroemetine

How to use Dehydroemetine

  • Dehydroemetine is available as a 60 mg dehydroemetine dihydrochloride in a 1-ml ampoule for injection.
  • Injections should always be given intramuscularly and a minimum of 6 weeks should pass before starting a second course.
  • The dose will be determined by your doctor based on the disease for which you are being treated. To get the most out of Dehydroemetine, strictly follow your doctor's recommendations.


  • Only a hospital should administer dehydroemetine.
  • The patient's heart rate and blood pressure should be closely monitored, and the medicine should be stopped if there are signs of a fast heartbeat, very low blood pressure, or any electrical changes in the heart.
  • Patients with a history of heart illness, kidney disease, or neuromuscular disease should avoid using the medicine.
  • Weakness and significant toxic effects may be warning indicators that you should cut your dosage.
  • Avoid using it during pregnancy since it is hazardous to the fetus; it may be used to safeguard the mother only if amebic dysentery occurs late in the pregnancy.
  • You should not drive or operate any heavy machinery after taking Dehydroemetine because it can make you drowsy.
  • Before you start taking this medicine and throughout your treatment, your doctor may check your blood counts and liver function.
  • Avoid being in close proximity to persons who are unwell or infected. In the event of an infection, contact your doctor.

Side Effects

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Dizziness
  • Fever
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Hair Loss
  • Vertigo

Other Important Information

  •  Store below 30°C at room temperature.
  • To report an overdose, contact your doctor or seek emergency medical attention.
  • Do not take two doses if you forget to take a dosage. If your next dose is approaching, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule.

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