About the drug:
Diethylcarbamazine is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Banocide Forte Tablets. Banocide Forte is classified as an anthelmintic and anti-worm medication. It is used to kill certain types of worm infections
Uses of the drug:
Benocide Forte 100 mg tablet is used for the treatment of certain types of worm infections, such as filariasis (elephantiasis), a parasitic disfiguring disease in which swelling of arms, legs or other body parts may occur. It is also used for other parasitic infections like topical eosinophilia, African eye worm (loaloa) or river blindness.
Working of the drug:
Diethylcarbamazine belongs to a class of drug known as Anthelmintic.It can act against both the larval and adult forms of the parasitic worms that cause filariasis. It works by killing the worm, which are responsible for the infections.
Benocide is manufactured by Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd, India. The drugs are available on our website under different pack sizes. To buy Benocide 100mg tablets online, visit alldaychemist.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of Tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
Benocide – 100 mg Tablet
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
Are allergic to this active pharmaceutical ingredient Diethylcarbamazineor any other ingredient of the medicine
You are greater than 65 years of age
Have had a history of convulsions or epilepsy.
Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in near future
Are a breastfeeding mother
Tell your doctor if you:
Have a problem of high blood pressure
Have liver disease
Have any kidney disease
Have a history of any skin reactions such as rash, hives, itching
How much to take the drug?
The dosage depends upon your age, weight, your medical condition and your response to the treatment. Therefore,your doctor will decide your correct dose. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two 100 mg tablets to substitute one 200 mg Tablet.
How to take the drug?
The drug is to be taken with the food or without the food as directed by your doctor. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Do not break or chew the tablet.
For how long to take it?
You should take the dose until you finish the prescription. Do not stop and change the dose even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, get emergency medical attention or call the doctor immediately.
If you miss a dose of Benocide Forte, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost at the same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
Side effects of the drug:
Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, joint pain, leg cramps, and rash are the common side effects of Diethylcarbamazine. If any of these effects continuing for a longer time or worsen your condition, contact your doctor immediately.
Benocide Forte may rarely cause serious side effects such as: watery eyes, vertigo, abnormally low blood pressure, shortness of breath, muscle or joint or chest pain, light sensitivity, dizziness, nausea, blood in urine, weakness, headache, swelling and irritation of the eye, tiredness, itching, vomiting, diarrhea, swollen hands or feet, blurred vision, stomach pain, and fits. The information on the side effects of Diethylcarbamazine in this guide is incomplete and there may be other side effects.
Common drug interactions:
You must let your doctor know in advance about your medical history and the list of all medications which you may be using, especially these ones: Hydrochlorothiazide, Furosemide, Prednisone, Methylprednisolone, Phenytoin, Niacin, Pseudoephedrine, Propranolol, AndAtenolo. However, this is incomplete information as mentioning all the details for this drug is quite difficult. There may be other medications that may show interaction. Never start a new medication without contacting a doctor.
Things to remember:
Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if they show similar symptoms as you do
Do not use this medication for any other disease without consulting with the doctor
In case you do not feel better and comfort after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately
Store the medicine at room temperature. Do not freeze it
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