Worm infections, Filariasis
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
20 tablets in 1 strip
10 to 17 working days
Banocide Forte 50mg
Banocide Forte 50mg can be used for the treatment or prevention of various worm infections such as loiasis, Bancroft filariasis, river blindness, and eosinophilic lung to name a few. Apart from the treatment of these diseases, which can cause swelling in the genitals, arms, and legs, this antiparasitic agent can also be used to treat worm infections in the eyes. Worm infections that cause respiratory disorders, joint pain and nervous system disorders can also be treated with this tablet.
What is Banocide Forte 50mg?
Banocide Forte 50mg is an antiparasitic agent used to prevent and treat parasitic infections that can cause severe swelling of the hands, feet, and genitals. It can also be used to prevent and treat worm infections in the eyes, which can cause blindness and worm infections that can cause problems in the joints, connective tissue, nervous system, or breathing. It is not recommended to prevent or treat pinion and tapeworm infections.
How to Take Banocide Forte 50mg?
Banocide Forte 50mg should be used for the dosage and duration specified by your doctor. It should be taken with meals, preferably at a set time. Keep your promises and complete treatment even if you feel better. Do not take twice to make up for a missed dose. Take the next dose on schedule.
How does Banocide Forte 50mg work?
This drug belongs to the class of anthelmintic drugs and is especially active against parasites. Diethylcarbamazine is very effective in patients with loiasis and lymphatic filariasis. The drug significantly increases the sensitivity of microfilariae to phagocytosis, allowing leukocytes to target and destroy parasites.
What is the use of Banocide 50mg?
This medicine is used to prevent and treat lymphocytic filariasis caused by Wuchereria bancrofti, Brugia malayi and Brugia timori. It is a condition characterized by severe swelling of the hands, feet, or genitals.
This medicine is used to prevent and treat Loiasis, an eye worm infection caused by Loa loa that spreads through the bites of deer or mango flies.
This medicine is used to prevent and treat toxins, insect infections that can cause rheumatism, nervous system symptoms, and asthma, and in rare cases can cause blindness.
Tropical pulmonary eosinophilia
This drug is recommended as the main treatment for tropical pulmonary eosinophilia caused by Washeteria bancroftian, which is characterized by a persistent cough, weakness, weak fever, and increased spleen that worsens at night.
What are the Side Effects of Banocide 50mg?
- Skin rash
- Tender, swollen glands in the neck
- Constipation or diarrhea
- Visual disturbances
- Nausea and vomiting
What are the Dosage Instructions?
You should take each dose of Banocide Forte 50mg at a specific time. The missing dose of Banocide Forte 50mg should be taken as soon as it is remembered. When it is time for the next dose, you should skip taking it.
If you suspect an overdose, see your doctor right away.
Other Dosage of Banocide Forte
It is not known whether it is safe to take alcohol with Banocide Forte Tablet. Talk to your doctor.
There is no information regarding the use of Banocide Forte 50mg during pregnancy. Talk to your doctor.
We do not have any information regarding the use of Banocide Forte 50mg Tablet while breastfeeding. Talk to your doctor.
Banocide Forte can impair attention, affect vision, or cause drowsiness or dizziness. Do not drive when you experience these symptoms.
Limited information on the use of Banocide Forte 50 mg Tablet in patients with kidney impairment. Talk to your doctor.
Limited information on the use of Banocide Forte in patients with liver disease. Talk to your doctor.