Kids in Rajasthan, Odisha fall sick after Deworming Pills

Kids in Rajasthan, Odisha fall sick after Deworming Pills
Highlights

As per available information from the States of Odisha and Rajasthan, 234 children experienced mild nausea and vomiting during National Deworming Day 2016. 

As per available information from the States of Odisha and Rajasthan, 234 children experienced mild nausea and vomiting during National Deworming Day 2016.

Albendazole is a very safe drug but 1-2 % of the children may develop side effects in the form of nausea and vomiting. These side effects are particularly common in children having high load of worms infestation. The side effects are generally self-limiting.

States have a regular system of checking samples of drugs, including albendazole tablets after procurement, as a routine quality control measure. The Health Minister, Shri J P Nadda stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.

Show Full Article
Download The Hans India Android App or iOS App for the Latest update on your phone.
More Stories


Top