Quantrel is used in the following conditions:

  • Treatment of intestinal worm infections, specifically infections caused by roundworms (Ascaris lumbricoides) and whipworms (Trichuris trichiura). These tablets work by paralyzing and killing the worms, allowing them to be expelled from the body through bowel movements.

This medicine may be recommended for different uses. Approach your physician or pharmacist for more information.

Do not use Quantrel in people with the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity: If you have a known hypersensitivity or allergic reaction to Quantrel, oxantel embonate, or any other ingredients in the medication, you should not use it.
  • Severe liver disease: If you have severe liver disease, it may affect the metabolism and elimination of the medication from your body. Therefore, the use of Quantrel with oxantel embonate may not be recommended.
  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding: The safety of Quantrel with oxantel embonate during pregnancy and breastfeeding has not been well established. Therefore, it is generally advised to avoid using these tablets during pregnancy or while breastfeeding unless specifically recommended by a healthcare professional.
  • Children under 2 years old: The use of Quantrel with oxantel embonate tablets is not recommended for children under the age of 2. There may be alternative treatments available for younger children, and it’s best to consult with a healthcare professional for appropriate recommendations.

Quantrel may have the following side effects:

  • Gastrointestinal effects: The most common side effects of Quantrel with oxantel embonate tablets are related to the gastrointestinal system. These can include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and loss of appetite. These side effects are usually mild and transient.
  • Headache: Some individuals may experience headaches while taking these tablets. If the headaches are severe or persistent, it’s important to consult with a healthcare professional.
  • Allergic reactions: Although rare, allergic reactions to Quantrel with oxantel embonate tablets can occur. Signs of an allergic reaction may include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, or difficulty breathing. If you experience any of these symptoms, seek immediate medical attention.

Keep in mind that your physician has recommended this drug since he or she has known that the advantage to you is more noteworthy than the risk of adverse reactions. Many individuals utilizing this medicine don’t have serious side effects.

A serious allergy to this medication is uncommon. In any case, seek emergency medical help if you see any manifestations of a serious allergic response, including a rash, tingling or swelling particularly of the face or tongue or throat, dizziness or difficulty in breathing.

This is not a complete list of side effects. If you see other effects not recorded above, contact your physician or pharmacist.


Take extra caution in patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Mental health conditions: Quantia 25/Quantia 100/Quantia 200 is primarily used for the treatment of psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. It’s important to discuss any pre-existing mental health conditions or history of suicidal thoughts with your healthcare provider.
  • Drug interactions: Quantia 25/Quantia 100/Quantia 200 may interact with other medications, including antidepressants, antihypertensives, antifungals, and certain antibiotics. Inform your healthcare provider about all the medications, supplements, and herbal products you are taking to avoid potential interactions.
  • Driving and operating machinery: Quantia 25/Quantia 100/Quantia 200 may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or blurred vision. It’s important to assess how it affects you before engaging in activities that require alertness, such as driving or operating machinery.
  • Alcohol and sedatives: Combining Quantia 25/Quantia 100/Quantia 200 with alcohol or other sedatives can increase the sedative effects and impair cognitive function. It’s best to avoid or limit alcohol consumption and consult with your healthcare provider before combining Quantia 25/Quantia 100/Quantia 200 with other sedating substances.
  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding: The safety of Quantia 25/Quantia 100/Quantia 200 during pregnancy and breastfeeding is not well-established. If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, it’s important to discuss the potential risks and benefits with your healthcare provider.
  • Medical conditions: Inform your healthcare provider about any pre-existing medical conditions, especially cardiovascular disease, diabetes, seizures, liver or kidney problems, as Quantia 25/Quantia 100/Quantia 200 may require dose adjustments or close monitoring in these cases.

Prior to taking this medicine, tell your physician or pharmacist if you are allergic to it, or if you have some other hypersensitivities. This drug may contain inert ingredients which can cause unfavorable side effects or different issues. Talk with your pharmacist for more information.


Quantrel may interact with the following medicines:

  • Praziquantel: Quantrel with oxantel embonate may interact with praziquantel, another antiparasitic medication. Taking these medications together may increase the risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider will determine if it is safe to use them together and adjust the dosages if necessary.
  • Cimetidine: Cimetidine, a medication used to reduce stomach acid, may increase the levels of Quantrel and oxantel embonate in the blood. This can potentially increase the risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust the dosage or choose an alternative medication if you are taking cimetidine.
  • Medications that affect liver function: Quantrel with oxantel embonate is primarily metabolized by the liver. Therefore, medications that affect liver function, such as certain antibiotics, antifungal medications, or anticonvulsants, may interfere with the metabolism of Quantrel with oxantel embonate. It’s important to discuss the use of these medications with your healthcare provider.
  • Other antiparasitic medications: It is important to inform your healthcare provider if you are taking any other antiparasitic medications, as they may interact with Quantrel with oxantel embonate. These interactions can vary depending on the specific medications and dosages involved.

Inform your physician about the drugs you take including over-the-counter medications, prescribed drugs, supplements and vitamins.

This is not a complete list of drug interactions. Approach your physician or pharmacist for more details.

The effects of certain medications can change if you consume different medications or herbal products simultaneously. This can build your risk for side effects or may cause your drugs not to work effectively. These interactions are conceivable, yet don’t generally happen. Your physician or pharmacist can prevent or oversee interactions by changing how you utilize your prescriptions or by close checking.

While utilizing this drug, don’t start, stop, or change the dose of other medicines you are using without your physician’s advice.

If you suspect an overdose, contact your doctor right away.

Available Brands:

  • Pyrantel Embonate

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