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Bandy Plus 400/6 MG Tablet 1

Bandy Plus 400/6 MG Tablet 1

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    • Rs. 19.00

    Uses :

    Albendazole Albendazole medicine is used in the treatment of worm infections of different types such as neurocysticercosis, hydatid disease, echinococcosis, and pinworm infection. Ivermectin Ivermectin is an anti-parasitic drug which is given in the treatment of parasitic infections in humans. The cream is also used in the treatment of skin problems such as pimples and spots associated with rosacea.

    Mode of drug action


    Albendazole Albendazole is an anti-helminthic drug. It works by impairing the glucose uptake by the worms, thereby, causing energy depletion and worm death. It can kill the larvae, eggs and also the worms themselves. Ivermectin Ivermectin acts by binding to the chloride channels of the muscle and nerve cells of the parasites. This increases the cell permeability to the chloride ions causing highly negative charge inside and death of the cell.

    What are the common side effects?

    Albendazole The common side effects of albendazole include abdominal pain, vision changes, diarrhea, dizziness, constipation, vomiting, headache, nausea, skin rashes, and itching. Ivermectin The common side effects of ivermectin are headache, muscle aches, dizziness, nausea, diarrhea and mild skin rash, itching or burning of the skin.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Do not take Bandy plus if an allergic reaction has been experienced with the use of any of its ingredients in the past.

    • Bandy plus should be used with caution in the patients with liver or kidney disease, retinal lesions, and conditions which can weaken the immune system (e.g. cancer, HIV, AIDS, etc.).

    • Long-term use of Bandy plus may cause severe liver complications. Therefore, liver function tests should be obtained at least every two weeks during the treatment.

    • Pregnant and lactating women should not take the Bandy medicine unless there is no other option.

    • Bandy plus medicine used for people aged above 18 years is safe and not below this age. This is because Bandy plus is more likely to cause side effects in children at a given dosage.

    • Follow the Bandy plus dosage instructions given by the doctor and take the medicine accordingly. This helps to reduce or avoid side effects and unwanted effects associated with the drug use.

    • Do not discontinue the use unless instructed by the doctor as it can cause rebound effects.

    • Read the instructions on the package regarding the Bandy plus use and side effects.

    What else should I know?

    1. Does albendazole cause liver damage? Long-term use of albendazole may cause liver damage. The signs and symptoms of liver damage include dark yellow or brown urine, yellowing of the eyes or skin, pain in the right upper abdomen. Consult your doctor if you examine any of the above symptoms.

    2. Is albendazole available without a prescription? No, albendazole is available only when prescribed by the doctor.

    3. Can I take cimetidine along with albendazole? Albendazole may interact with cimetidine when used together. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking the drug.

    4. Do I need to undergo liver function tests while on albendazole therapy? Yes, long-term use of albendazole may cause liver damage. Therefore, liver function tests are used to monitor your condition.

    5. Does albendazole cause hair loss? Hair loss is one of the common side effects of albendazole. Ivermectin

    1. How should I take ivermectin? Take ivermectin medicine on empty stomach, at least 1 to 2 hours before food.

    2. What is the dosage of ivermectin drug to treat scabies? Normally, 0.2 mg/kg is to be taken orally, usually along with a scabicide. This is repeated after 2 weeks. However, ask your doctor for the right dose.

    3. What is the effect of alcohol on ivermectin? Alcohol consumption while taking ivermectin can increase the side effects of the drug.

    4. Can I drive after taking the ivermectin medicine? Ivermectin has a very negligible effect on mental alertness and may not influence your ability to drive.

    5. Where all can I use ivermectin cream? Ivermectin is to be used only on the face and not on any other body part, especially not on moist surfaces such as nose, mouth or mucosa.

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