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Bendex 400mg Tablet
Bendex 400mg Tablet
Bendex 400mg Tablet
Bendex 400mg Tablet

Bendex 400mg Tablet

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MRP 9.55
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Bendex 400 MG Description

Bendex-400 tablet contains albendazole as its active ingredient. It is an anti-worm medicine which is used to treat infections of the stomach or intestinal caused by various worms. This medicine is a

lso known as deworming medicine. Albendazole in Bendex 400 deprives the worm of glucose and energy source, thus killing the worm and removing them from the body. This medicine should not be taken by children below two years of age and pregnant women. The most common side effects of this medicine include stomach discomfort or pain, gas and headache. If it worsens, consult your doctor immediately or visit a nearby hospital or clinic.

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Product Summary

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ContainsAlbendazole(400.0 Mg)
UsesWorm infection
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, stomach pain
TherapyANTHELMINTIC
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uses

Uses of Bendex 400 MG

Bendex-400 tablet is used to treat infections of the stomach and intestine caused by various types of worms.
contraindications

Contraindications of Bendex 400 MG

  • If you are allergic to Albendazole or any other components of Bendex-400 tablet.
  • If you are pregnant.
sideEffects

Side effects of Bendex 400 MG

  • Headache
  • Feeling dizzy
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Patchy hair loss
  • Fever
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Bendex 400 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Bendex-400 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Bendex-400 tablet must not be used during pregnancy; it has the potential to harm the unborn baby. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or planning a pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Bendex-400 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Bendex-400 tablet on breastfeeding. Caution is advised when Albendazole is used while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Bendex-400 tablet?
A:
You may feel dizzy after a dose of Bendex-400 tablet. Caution is needed while driving or operating machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Bendex-400 tablet?
A:
Drinking alcohol, along with Bendex-400 tablet, may increase the risk of liver problems. It is advised to limit the consumption of alcohol during the treatment.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are a young woman; it is essential to have a negative pregnancy test before taking Bendex-400 tablet.
  • You have liver disease.
  • You are suffering from fits or seizures.
  • You experience bone marrow suppression or a decrease in blood cell count.
  • You have a headache or fits immediately after taking Bendex-400 tablet.
  • You may experience damage to the eye.
  • Bendex-400 tablet should not be used in children below 2 years of age.
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Mode of Action of Bendex 400 MG

How Does It Work?

Albendazole in Bendex 400 works by inhibiting or blocking the utilization of glucose by the worm, thereby causing decreased ATP formation and depletion of the energy source in the worm.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Bendex 400 MG

Bendex-400 tablet should be taken as instructed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your...
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interactions

Interactions of Bendex 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to reduce stomach acidity (antacids) like Cimetidine.
  • Medicines used to treat fits or seizure (anti-seizure) like Carbamazepine, Phenytoin, Phenobarbital.
  • Medicines used to treat worm infections (Praziquantel).
  • Medicines used to suppress the immune response (Dexamethasone).
  • Medicines used to treat HIV/ AIDS (Ritonavir).
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Interactions with food items

  • Bendex-400 tablet should be taken with food.
  • Grapefruit or grapefruit juice should be avoided as it may worsen the side effects of Albendazole.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Bendex 400 MG

  • Bendex-400 tablet should be kept in a dry place at a temperature below 30°C.
  • Protect it from direct sunlight.
  • Please keep it away from children.
dosage

Dosage of Bendex 400 MG

Overdose

  • Overdose symptoms of Bendex-400 tablet include diarrhoea, vomiting, rapid heartbeat.
  • If you think you had an overdose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is time for your next dose then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

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: What else should I know before taking Bendex 400?

  • Albendazole should not be used in pregnancy or if you are planning a pregnancy.
  • Women of childbearing age are advised to take this medicine during their first week of menstruation or after a negative pregnancy test.
  • Women should also take measures not to have a positive pregnancy test until one month after stopping this medication.

Q: I suspect worm infections in my kid; can I start him on Bendex-400 tablet?

A: Bendex 400 should be used only under medical supervision. It can cause some severe side effects and you are advised not to self-medicate.

Q: Is Bendex-400 tablet chewable?

A: Yes, Bendex-400 is a chewable tablet. This medicine should be chewed until it has completely dissolved. It is not meant to be swallowed whole.

Q: Is Bendex-400 used for worms?

A: Yes, Bendex-400 tablet is used to treat worms. This medicine is used to deworm the stomach and intestine. Albendazole will kill all the worms present in the stomach and intestine and removes them from the body, provided you take it as advised by your doctor for the prescribed duration.

Q: How long does Bendex take to work?

A: Bendex usually starts working within an hour. However, it may take a few days to show its full effects. But it's important to complete the full course of treatment, otherwise, it may lead to treatment failure, recurrence of infection and may produce side effects as well.

Q: What are the side effects of Bendex 400?

A: Headache, dizziness, nausea, stomach pain etc. are a few common side effects that are mild and may disappear without stopping the treatment with Bendex 400. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.
Product Details
Brand
BENDEX
Expires on or After
29/04/2025
Last Updated on: 18 Apr 2022 | 05:22 PM (IST)
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