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Banocide Forte 100mg Strip Of 30 Tablets
Banocide Forte 100mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Banocide Forte 100mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

By GLAXOSMITHKLINE PHARMA
30 Tablet(s) in Strip
41.06*
MRP 48.31
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Banocide Forte 100 MG Description

Banocide Forte tablet is used for the treatment of roundworm infections such as filariasis and other infections which can affect various body parts. It contains diethylcarbamazine as the main compone

t that belongs to the class of anti-worm medicine. It works by interfering with different metabolic processes of the parasite causing disease. Banocide Forte tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It is advised to complete the course of treatment as prescribed by your doctor to eradicate the disease.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹41.06
You Save₹7.25 (15% on MRP)
ContainsDiethylcarbamazine(100.0 Mg)
UsesRoundworm infections
Side effectsHeadache, joint pain, tiredness, weakness Dizziness
TherapyANTHELMINTIC
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Uses of Banocide Forte 100 MG

  • Filariasis: A worm infection which is characterized by swelling of limbs and area around genitals.
  • Toxocariasis: A worm infection which can affect different organs, it mainly spreads through animals.
  • Tropical eosinophilia: A worm infection characterized by coughing, wheezing and fever.
  • Loiasis: A worm infection of the eye by a worm loa loa characterized by swelling around eyes.

Contraindications of Banocide Forte 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any other ingredients of this medicine
  • If you are pregnant or think may be pregnant
  • If you have damaged your eyes due to a worm infection called river blindness

Side effects of Banocide Forte 100 MG

  • Headache
  • Unusual tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Joint pain

Precautions and Warnings of Banocide Forte 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Banocide Forte Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Banocide Forte tablet should not be used during pregnancy. If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, you should consult your doctor before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Banocide Forte Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Banocide Forte tablet passes into human milk. Hence, it would be best if you did not breastfeed while taking this medicine. Consult your doctor for more information.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Banocide Forte Tablet?
A:
Banocide Forte tablet can make you feel dizzy. Hence, it is advised that you should not drive or use machines when taking treatment with Banocide forte.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Banocide Forte Tablet?
A:
Banocide Forte tablet is not known to react with alcohol directly. However, as this medicine is broken down in the body by the liver and alcohol affects liver functioning, it is advised not to consume alcohol when on treatment with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any unusual symptoms after starting the treatment with Banocide Forte tablet
  • You experience any allergic reactions after taking this medicine
  • You have a history of convulsions, seizures or fits
  • You have an eye disorder called river blindness
  • You may be asked to get your eyes checked by an eye doctor
  • It is advised not to miss any doses of Banocide Forte Tablet in such a treatment schedule to help clear up your infection completely.

Mode of Action of Banocide Forte 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Banocide Forte tablet works by interfering with various processes essential for the survival of the worm. It interferes with the mobilization of infection-causing forms of the worm and increases the a...
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Directions for Use of Banocide Forte 100 MG

  • Take Banocide Forte tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, after your meal to avoid stomach discomfort.
  • You should take this medicine regularly and without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • It would be best if you did not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Banocide Forte 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

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Storage and disposal of Banocide Forte 100 MG

  • Store Banocide Forte tablet in a closed container at room temperature.
  • Keep it in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight, heat and away from children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly and do not throw them in wastewater.

Dosage of Banocide Forte 100 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Banocide forte tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Banocide forte tablet may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you miss any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the mis...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How much time does it take for a dose of Banocide Forte tablet to act?

A: It takes about 1-2 hours for a single dose of Banocide Forte tablet to act but it depends from person to person depending on their physiological functions.

Q: How long does the effect of a single dose of Banocide Forte tablet last?

A: The effect of a single dose of Banocide Forte tablet lasts for about 8 hours but it can vary among individuals depending upon how their body reacts to this medicine.

Q: What happens in filariasis?

A: Filariasis is a painful and profoundly disfiguring disease caused by infection with parasites called roundworms. It is transmitted through the bites of infected mosquitos. It is usually characterized by oedema or swelling in limbs if left untreated; it can lead to temporary or permanent disability. Sometimes the limbs appear like limbs of an elephant. Hence the disease is also called elephantiasis.

Q: Is Banocide forte tablet an antibiotic?

A: No, Banocide forte tablet is an antimicrobial against worms or antihelminthic (helminths is the scientific term for worms) as it is specifically used against worm infections in the blood.

Q: Can I take Banocide Forte Tablet if I get worm infestation in my gut?

A: It is not advised to take Banocide Forte Tablet as medication against gut infections. Much safer and effective medicines are available for infestations of the gut that shall be prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can Banocide Forte be used for allergic rhinitis?

A: No, Banocide Forte Tablet cannot be used for allergic rhinitis. Your doctor can help with other medicines to control allergic rhinitis.

Q: Can we use Banocide Forte tablet for children?

A: Yes, Banocide Forte tablet can be used in children. However, the same should be done under close medical supervision only. Your doctor will adjust the dose as per the age and bodyweight of the child.

Q: Is Banocide forte effective for hydrocele?

A: One may suffer from hydrocele due to various causes. It is important to establish the underlying reason causing hydrocele and direct the treatment accordingly. If the likely cause of hydrocele is due to filarial infection, your doctor may prescribe Banocide forte.

Q: What are the side-effects of Banocide Forte tablet ?

A: Headache, joint pain, unusual tiredness, weakness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, pain, itching, swelling are some of the side-effects you can experience on taking Banocide Forte tablet. Please consult your doctor before use.

Q: How long should I take Banocide Forte tablets?

A: Banocide Forte tablets should be taken for dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop the medicine in between even if you are feeling better as the completion of the entire prescribed course is required to eradicate the infection completely and prevent its relapse.

Q: I am suffering from Liver cirrhosis, can I take Banocide Forte tablet?

A: Banocide Forte tablets should be used with caution in patients who have impaired liver functioning or are suffering from any liver disease due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while taking this medicine.

Q: What is Banocide Forte’s composition?

A: The composition of banocide forte includes - diethylcarbamazine as its active ingredient belongs to an anti-worm class of medicines.

Q: What is the side effects of Banocide Forte?

A: Nausea, headache, tiredness, dizziness, joint pain, etc. are a few common side effects that can be seen during the treatment with Banocide Forte. However, these symptoms are usually short-lived and go away with time.

Q: Can Banocide Forte be used for cough?

A: No, it is not effective for cough. A cough could be due to different causes and hence it would be best to take a doctor's advice before taking any medicine to treat cough.

Q: Can I take Banocide Forte for COVID-19?

A: No, you should not take any medicine to treat or prevent COVID-19 without consulting a doctor. If you have been tested positive with COVID-19, immediately inform your doctor. The doctor will prescribe you the appropriate medicine on the basis of the severity of the underlying condition and medical history.

Q: What is Banocide Forte used for?

  • Banocide Forte tablet is used for the following indications:
  • • Filariasis: A worm infection which is characterized by swelling of limbs and area around genitals.
  • • Toxocariasis: A worm infection that can affect different organs, it mainly spreads through animals.
  • • Tropical eosinophilia: A worm infection characterized by coughing, wheezing and fever.
  • • Loiasis: A worm infection of the eye that is characterized by swelling around the eyes.

Q: Is Banocide Forte a steroid?

A: No, Banocide Forte tablet is not a steroid medicine. It contains diethylcarbamazine as the main component that belongs to the class of anti-worm medicine.

Q: How to use Banocide Forte?

  • Take Banocide Forte tablet exactly as recommended by your doctor.
  • Take it as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, after your meal to avoid stomach discomfort.
  • You should take this medicine regularly as advised.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • Do not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

Q: When to take Banocide Forte?

A: Banocide Forte tablet should preferably be administered after meals. However, you should take this medicine exactly as recommended by your doctor.

Q: How does Banocide Forte work?

A: Banocide Forte tablet works by interfering with various processes essential for the survival of the worm. It interferes with the mobilization of infection-causing forms of the worm and increases the adherence of immune mediators cells to the worm and killing the worms.
Product Details
Brand
BANOCIDE FORTE
Expires on or After
30/01/2024
Last Updated on: 10 Jun 2022 | 01:11 PM (IST)

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