Banocide Forte 100 Mg
USA Brand Name
Parasites are organisms that live off the body of other living organisms known as hosts.
Some parasites like Roundworms and Loa loa can cause severe infections, making humans sick.
Try Banocide for relief from parasitic infections.
What is Banocide Forte 100 mg?
Banocide Forte 100 is an antiparasitic drug prescribed to treat worm infections, Filariasis, and Loiasis.
Diethylcarbamazine, the main ingredient of this medicine, is used to treat Eosinophilic lungs.
Banocide 100 helps cure infections by weakening the parasite, which makes it easier for the immune system to fight it.
Doctors recommend Banocide Forte 100 mg tablet for the treatment of infections like:
- Lymphatic Filariasis: This tropical disease is caused by a thread-like parasitic roundworm (Nematodes). Wuchereria bancrofti, Brugia malayi, and Brugia timori are the three types of Filarial worms that can cause this infection.
- Loiasis: Also known as 'African Eye Worm,' this disease affects the eyes. This infection spreads through repeated bites of infected deer flies.
- Tropical Pulmonary Eosinophilia (TPE): This condition is a symptom of lymphatic Filariasis. This disease can cause coughing, Asthma attacks, and an enlarged spleen.
100 mg tablets of Banocide are also used to treat conditions like Toxocariasis and several worm infections.
Please check with a medical professional before taking this medicine for worm infections. This drug does not work on diseases caused by Pinworms or Tapeworms.
How does Banocide 100 work?
Diethylcarbamazine, the main ingredient in medicine, is a synthetic organic compound. It is an anthelmintic agent that does not resemble other antiparasitic medication.
The drug slows down the way the parasite uses Arachidonic acid. This makes it easier for the body's natural defenses to attack it without killing it outright.
Take Banocide 100 mg as per your doctor's recommendation. If you miss a dose of this medicine for parasitic infections, take it as soon as you remember.
It is crucial to take this medicine as per the prescribed dose. In case of an overdose, seek medical assistance immediately.
How to take medicine?
- Check with your doctor before taking the 100 mg Banocide tablet
- The tablet should be taken orally with a glass of water
- Do not crush or chew the medicine
- Banocide 100 needs to be taken with food.
What are the available strengths and forms of Banocide?
The strength of medicine is the amount of active ingredients in it.
Doctors prescribe the medicine depending on the severity of the infection.
Banocide Forte 100 mg, manufactured by Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd, is available in multiple strengths and forms such as:
- Banocide 120 mg Syrup
- Banocide 50 mg Syrup
- Banocide 50 mg Tablet
The price of the drug differs for the strength and form recommended.
You should check with your doctor if you are suffering from the following conditions:
- Liver diseases
- Kidney diseases
- Drugs Interactions
This medicine can show moderate interaction with Anti-Malarial Drugs.
Keep the medicine at room temperature below 30℃. Prevent exposure to direct sunlight and moisture.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Banocide 100 mg?
Banocide is an antiparasitic medicine. The main ingredient in the drug, Diethylcarbamazine, helps treat, Filariasis, Loiasis, and other parasitic infections.
What is Diethylcarbamazine used for?
This medicine is used to treat parasitic infections. Doctors prescribe the drug for infections like Filariasis, Toxocariasis, and Eosinophilic lungs.
How long should I continue taking this medicine?
It is recommended to complete the course of this medication. Check with your doctor before stopping the therapy.
Is Banocide Forte a steroid?
Banocide Forte 100 mg is not a steroid. It is an Antihelmintic agent used in the treatment of certain parasitic infections.