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Bandy Suspension 10ml

Manufacturer

Mankind Pharma Ltd

Pack Of

1 ORAL SUSPENSION

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Prescription Required
Product Details

About Bandy Suspension 10ml

 Bandy Suspension 10ml belongs to a group of antiparasitic drugs called 'anthelmintic' used to treat parasites worm infections like neurocysticercosis (infection caused by pork tapeworm) and cystic hydatid disease (infection caused by dog tapeworm). Additionally, Bandy Suspension 10ml is also used to treat infections caused by roundworms, hookworms, threadworm, whipworm, pinworm, flukes, and other parasites. 

Bandy Suspension 10ml contains ‘Albendazole’ which works by inhibiting tubulin polymerisation. This causes metabolic disruption and energy depletion in the parasite, which leads to its immobilisation. Thereby, Bandy Suspension 10ml kills the susceptible helminth and treats the infection. 

Take Bandy Suspension 10ml as prescribed. You are advised to take Bandy Suspension 10ml for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical condition. You may experience certain common side-effects such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, and dizziness in some cases. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.

Bandy Suspension 10ml might increase the chances of getting an infection; maintain proper hygiene, and try to stay away from people with infections, flu or cold. Consult your doctor if you notice unusual bleeding or bruising as you may bleed or bruise easily while taking Bandy Suspension 10ml. Do not take Bandy Suspension 10ml if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy as it may cause foetal harm. Do not breastfeed during and for minimum 5 days after treatment with Bandy Suspension 10ml. Bandy Suspension 10ml may cause dizziness, so be cautious while driving. Bandy Suspension 10ml can be given to children above 2 years if prescribed by the doctor. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines to rule out any side-effects.

Uses of Bandy Suspension 10ml

Parasitic worm infections

Directions for Use

Take Bandy Suspension 10ml with food. The tablet form of Bandy Suspension 10ml should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water; do not chew, or crush the tablet. The liquid form of Bandy Suspension 10ml should be taken by mouth using the measuring cup provided by the pack; shake the bottle well before each use. Depending on your medical condition, your doctor will decide how long you need to take Bandy Suspension 10ml.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Bandy Suspension 10ml

Like all medicines, Bandy Suspension 10ml can also cause side-effects, although not everybody experiences them. Stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, and dizziness are the common side-effects of Bandy Suspension 10ml. Please consult your doctor if you experience any of these side-effects persistently.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take Bandy Suspension 10ml if you are allergic to any of its contents. Bandy Suspension 10ml may cause bone marrow suppression, aplastic anaemia, and agranulocytosis. Inform your doctor if you have/had liver disease; if you have any surgery, including dental surgery. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience seizures, vomiting, headache, extreme tiredness, or behaviour changes while taking Bandy Suspension 10ml. Regular monitoring of blood cell count and liver function is advised during treatment with Bandy Suspension 10ml. Bandy Suspension 10ml might increase the chances of getting an infection; maintain proper hygiene, and try to stay away from people with infections, flu or cold. Consult your doctor if you notice unusual bleeding or bruising as you may bleed or bruise easily while taking Bandy Suspension 10ml. Do not take Bandy Suspension 10ml if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy as it may cause foetal harm. Do not breastfeed during and for minimum 5 days after treatment with Bandy Suspension 10ml. Bandy Suspension 10ml may cause dizziness, so be cautious while driving. Bandy Suspension 10ml can be given to children above 2 years if prescribed by the doctor.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    It is unknown whether alcohol interacts with Bandy Suspension 10ml. Please consult your doctor.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    Bandy Suspension 10ml belongs to pregnancy category C. Do not take Bandy Suspension 10ml if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy as it may cause foetal harm. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    Do not breastfeed during and for minimum 5 days after treatment with Bandy Suspension 10ml. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this.

  • Driving

    Bandy Suspension 10ml may cause dizziness. Do not drive or operate machinery unless you are alert.

  • Liver

    Consult Your Doctor

    Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with liver impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

  • Kidney

    Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with kidney impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this.

Other Information (BAN0053)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Bandy Suspension 10ml causes metabolic disruption and energy depletion in the parasite, which leads to its immobilisation. Thereby, Bandy Suspension 10ml kills the susceptible helminth and treats the infection.

For neurocysticercosis, Bandy Suspension 10ml is usually prescribed for 8-30 days. For cystic hydatid disease, Bandy Suspension 10ml is usually prescribed for 28 days, followed by a 14 day break, and repeated for a total of 3 cycles.

Do not discontinue Bandy Suspension 10ml without consulting your doctor. To treat your condition effectually continue taking Bandy Suspension 10ml for as long as prescribed. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you feel any difficulty while taking Bandy Suspension 10ml.

You are recommended to avoid planning for pregnancy while taking Bandy Suspension 10ml as it may cause foetal harm. A pregnancy test should be done before starting the treatment with Bandy Suspension 10ml, and women must use effective birth-control while taking Bandy Suspension 10ml and for at least 1month after cessation of treatment.

Regular monitoring of blood count at the beginning of each cycle therapy and for every 2weeks while taking Bandy Suspension 10ml is advised for all patients. Treatment with Bandy Suspension 10ml should be discontinued if a significant decrease in blood cell count is observed.

Treatment with Bandy Suspension 10ml has been associated with mild to moderate elevations of liver enzymes. These elevations generally return to normal upon discontinuation of Bandy Suspension 10ml. Liver function tests should be performed before each treatment cycle and for every 2weeks during the treatment. Treatment with Bandy Suspension 10ml should be discontinued if the liver enzymes exceed twice the upper limit of normal.

Bandy Suspension 10ml might increase the chances of getting an infection. Maintain proper hygiene and try to stay away from people with infections, flu or cold.

You may bleed or bruise easily while taking Bandy Suspension 10ml. Be cautious while using sharp objects and try to avoid injuries. Consult your doctor if you notice unusual bleeding or bruising.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Bandy Suspension 10ml

Manufacturer/Marketer address

208, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III, New Delhi - 110020

Bandy Suspension 10ml

Bandy Suspension 10ml

MRP: 17.78

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10 ml Suspension in 1 Bottle