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Bandy Plus 6mg Strip Of 1 Chewable Tablet

Bandy Plus 6mg Strip Of 1 Chewable Tablet

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
1 Chewable Tablet(s) in Strip
22.95*
MRP 27.00
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Bandy Plus 6mg Strip Of 1 Chewable Tablet Description

Bandy-Plus tablet is an antiparasitic medicine. It is used to treat intestinal worm or parasite infections. It is a combination of Albendazole and Ivermectin. Albendazole inhibits the growth of the p

arasite and kills it by reducing the absorption of glucose by the parasite, whereas, Ivermectin acts on the outer membrane of the parasite, causing paralysis and death of the parasite. Bandy plus should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It should be taken before food. Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to it or you are suffering from any heart, liver or kidney diseases.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹22.95
You Save₹4.05 (15% on MRP)
ContainsAlbendazole(400.0 Mg) + Ivermectin(6.0 Mg)
UsesIntestinal worm or parasite infections
Side effectsStomach pain, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, constipation, muscle pain, weakness
TherapyANTHELMINTIC
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uses

Uses of Bandy Plus 6mg Strip Of 1 Chewable Tablet

  • Bandy-Plus tablet is used to treat intestinal worm/parasite infections.
  • It suppresses the growth of worm/parasite causing Filariasis, a disease characterised by abnormal enlargement of different body parts, especially legs.
contraindications

Contraindications of Bandy Plus 6mg Strip Of 1 Chewable Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Albendazole, Ivermectin or any other ingredients of the Bandy-Plus tablet.
  • If you are allergic to medicines similar to Albendazole like Omeprazole, Mebendazole, etc.
sideEffects

Side effects of Bandy Plus 6mg Strip Of 1 Chewable Tablet

  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Irregular heartbeats
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Bandy Plus 6mg Strip Of 1 Chewable Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Bandy-Plus tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Bandy-Plus tablet has the potential to harm the unborn baby and can lead to birth defects. Thus, it is not recommended for use during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Bandy-Plus tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of the Bandy-Plus tablet can pass into the breastmilk in small amounts, which may not cause potential harm to the baby. However, it is advisable to discuss with your doctor if you have to take Bandy-Plus tablet while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Bandy-Plus tablet?
A:
Bandy-Plus tablet may sometimes cause dizziness, fits or visual disturbances like blurred vision. Avoid driving or using machines if you experience these symptoms.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Bandy-Plus tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Bandy-Plus tablet, as it is known to cause liver problems. Your doctor may monitor your liver functions while on therapy.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver. A routine liver enzyme test is recommended.
  • You experience neck pain, back pain, difficulty in breathing, confusion, laziness and unconsciousness.
  • You develop skin rashes, body swelling or allergic reaction of skin, dark patches on skin and swelling.
  • Your body is not able to produce sufficient blood cells due to bone marrow suppression. A test for blood cell count should be done every 4-weeks at the beginning of therapy and every two weeks later o...
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  • You experience visual abnormalities like blurred vision, headache, fits, dizziness and ringing in the ears. It may lead to an eye disorder.
  • A routine examination of stool is recommended to check if the infection is getting cleared.
  • Women of childbearing potential should get tested for pregnancy before starting the treatment with Bandy-Plus tablet and are advised to use proper contraception to avoid pregnancy.
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Mode of Action of Bandy Plus 6mg Strip Of 1 Chewable Tablet

How Does It Work?

Albendazole inhibits the growth of the parasite and kills it by checking the absorption of glucose by the parasite, whereas, Ivermectin acts on the outer membrane of the parasite, causing paralysis an...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Bandy Plus 6mg Strip Of 1 Chewable Tablet

Bandy-Plus tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more t...
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interactions

Interactions of Bandy Plus 6mg Strip Of 1 Chewable Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Bandy-Plus tablet may interact with other medicines. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, inform your doctor if you have a planned...
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  • Medicines like Praziquantel (used to treat worm infection), Cimetidine (used to treat heartburn and ulcer), Warfarin (blood thinners), steroids like Dexamethasone used for skin allergies, asthma and a...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Bandy Plus 6mg Strip Of 1 Chewable Tablet

  • Store Bandy-Plus tablet in a cool and dry place, protect it from sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
dosage

Dosage of Bandy Plus 6mg Strip Of 1 Chewable Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include vomiting, dizziness, diarrhoea, skin rashes, slow heart rate, fits. If you think you have taken too much of the Bandy-Plus tablets, contact your doctor immediately or v...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed taking any dose of the Bandy-Plus tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Do ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Bandy-Plus tablet is used for which type of infections?

A: Bandy-Plus tablet is used to treat roundworm infections. Commonly encountered roundworms are Ascaris lumbricoides (long roundworm), Trichiurus trichiura (whipworm), Necator americanus (new world hookworm) and Ancylostoma duodenale (old world hookworm), Strongyloides stercoralis (threadworm) and Filariasis (elephantiasis). This medicine is generally considered to be safe and effective in treating infections due to these parasites.

Q: Is there anything else I need to know before taking the Bandy-Plus tablet?

A: Bandy-Plus tablet can affect your liver or bone marrow. Hence, routine monitoring of blood tests is required. Especially, liver function tests need to be done every 2-weeks while on therapy. Do not take Bandy-Plus tablet during pregnancy. Do not try for a pregnancy until 1-month after stopping this medicine. Consult your doctor if you develop any skin rashes while on treatment with this medicine.

Q: Is Bandy-Plus tablet effective?

A: Bandy-Plus tablet is effective when taken at dose and duration advised by your doctor. If you stop taking medicine once you start feeling better, the chance of the infection reoccurring are more.

Q: How do I know if I have a nematode infection?

A: Symptoms vary for different parasites. Most of these worms cause gastrointestinal symptoms but some of them can cause cough, blood in sputum, lung and brain infections. Loss of appetite, fever, diarrhoea, weight loss, nausea, vomiting, anaemia and eosinophilia are some symptoms that are common for most nematodes. Self-treatment with Bandy-Plus tablet is not recommended. It is advisable to take this medicine on prescription, even if you are sure that you have the disease.

Q: Can Bandy plus be given to kids?

A: Bandy plus should not be given to kids unless prescribed by the doctor. You are advised not to self-medicate.

Q: For how long I can take Bandy plus?

A: You are advised to take Bandy plus for as long as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop the treatment in between neither take it for more than recommended duration.

Q: What is the use of Bandy Plus?

A: Bandy-Plus tablet is used to treat intestinal worm/parasite infections.

Q: Bandy Plus vs Zentel, which is better?

A: Bandy plus contains albendazole and ivermectin, while Zentel contains albendazole as its active ingredient. Both are used to deworm, remove worms from the body. The doctor will prescribe you the appropriate medicine after diagnosis. Hence, it is advised to take the prescribed medicine only. Do not self-medicate.
Product Details
Brand
BANDY
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/10/2024
Last Updated on: 13 Apr 2022 | 12:12 PM (IST)
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