Banocide P Syrup 60 ml
GLAXO SIMTHKLINE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
Banocide P Syrup 60 ml belongs to a group of medicines called 'anti-parasitic drugs/ anti-anthelmintics/ anti tapeworm drugs', primarily indicated for the treatment of certain parasitic infections including Bancroft's filariasis, Eosinophilic lung, Loiasis, and River blindness. Parasites are the living organisms that live inside another organism (the host) for their survival (e.g. by getting nutrients from the host's body. These parasites grow, reproduce, get important nutrients from a person's body and make them sick called 'parasitic infection. Common parasitic infections are River blindness, Loiasis, Eosinophilic lung, and Bancroft's filariasis.
Banocide P Syrup 60 ml consists of Diethylcarbamazine that helps to treat certain parasitic infections and symptoms associated with it. Diethylcarbamazine is an anti-parasitic drug that works by killing the worm.
Take this medicine as directed by the healthcare professional. Banocide P Syrup 60 ml may have common side effects like itching, swelling of the face, especially near the eyes, tightness in the chest or throat, wheezing, feeling sleepy, and nervousness. Contact your health care provider if these side effects bother you or do not resolve gradually.
It is significant that you need to visit your doctor regularly that will help the doctor check that the infection is clearing up. Likewise, the doctor may also suggest having an eye check-up. Banocide P Syrup 60 ml may cause dizziness, affects thinking ability and changes vision so make sure that you did not drive or do any work that needs a clear vision if any of the unpleasant effects of medicine become bothersome then call your doctor on an urgent basis. Banocide P Syrup 60 ml is allowed to use in pregnancy as it a category B drug that is not supposed to harm an unborn baby. This medicine can only be used in breastfeeding when strictly advised by the doctor as it has the ability to pass into breast milk.
Banocide P Syrup 60 ml consists of 'Diethylcarbamazine' as its medicinal constituents and is used for the treatment of certain types of parasitic infections. Diethylcarbamazine is an anti-parasitic medication that works by killing worms circulating in the bloodstream. It is used to treat Bancroft's filariasis, Eosinophilic lung (tropical pulmonary eosinophilia, Loiasis, and River blindness (onchocerciasis).
One should consult with their doctor before giving Banocide P Syrup 60 ml to the child as it may cause a serious reaction if used in very young children. The use of Banocide P Syrup 60 ml is not allowed in patients dealing with a blockage in your stomach or intestine, difficulty in urinating, enlarged prostate, an asthma attack. Banocide P Syrup 60 ml may cause night blindness or even loss of vision if used for a long time, so one should visit their doctor regularly and should avoid driving or doing any work that needs a clear vision. The doctor may recommend a corticosteroid medication in certain patients facing river blindness with severe symptoms. It is given to reduce the inflammation that happened during the death of worms. Take these medications exactly in the same manner as directed by your doctor.
Drug-Drug Interaction: The possible medications that can interact with Banocide P Syrup 60 ml include antihistamine drugs (fexofenadine, loratadine, diphenhydramine), analgesics (acetaminophen), and anti-allergic medicine (montelukast).
Drug-Food Interaction: Alcohol or tobacco can interact with Banocide P Syrup 60 ml so one should tell their healthcare professional if they are consuming such products.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Banocide P Syrup 60 ml cannot be used in conditions that include seizure, eye complications, severe kidney problems, narrow-angle glaucoma, a blockage in the stomach or intestines, an enlarged prostate, difficulty to urinate, an asthma attack.
If a person is already taking Banocide P Syrup 60 ml, then they should limit the consumption of alcohol as it may increase the side effects of the medicine.
Banocide P Syrup 60 ml is a category B drug that does not cause any harm to the unborn baby but this medicine can only be used in pregnancy if strongly suggested by the doctor.
Banocide P Syrup 60 ml has the ability to pass into breast milk that can harm the unborn baby, so do not use this medicine without asking the doctor.
Banocide P Syrup 60 ml may cause blurred vision so one should avoid driving as it may increase the chances of accidents.
Persons dealing with liver disease may be are at higher risk of getting side effects of Banocide P Syrup 60 ml. Treatment with Banocide P Syrup 60 ml should be administered cautiously in these patients. Initially, the doctor may suggest a lower dosages.
Persons dealing with kidney disease may be are at higher risk of getting side effects of Banocide P Syrup 60 ml. Treatment with Banocide P Syrup 60 ml should be administered cautiously in these patients. Initially, the doctor may suggest lower dosages.
Banocide P Syrup 60 ml can only be used in children if strongly suggested by the doctor as misuse of medication may cause serious side effects in children.
Certain diagnostic tests like Blood smear could help in detecting the type of parasite infection.
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Parasites are the living organisms that live inside other organism's bodies (hosts) for their survival. Some parasites do not cause any harm to their host while some cause sickness in the human body resulting in parasitic infection. Malaria is also a parasitic disease that affects many individuals. There are three types of organisms responsible for causing a parasitic infection that include protozoa (single-celled, and multiply inside the body), Helminths (multicelled, live outside the body like tapeworms), and Ectoparasites (multi-celled, live or feed off the skin like mites). Some common parasitic infection includes:
Bancroft's filariasis: It is caused by thread-like worms that live inside the lymphatic system of humans. The lymphatic system of the body consists of fluid and is responsible for fighting infections. This disease spreads from one person to person by mosquitoes. Common symptoms include fever, skin exfoliation. And high levels of eosinophils (white blood cells).
Loiasis: It is also called as 'African eye worm', which is an infectious parasitic disease that is transmitted to humans by the bite of Chrysops deerfly species. A person dealing with this disease may face itchy, non-painful swellings in their body. Sometimes, a person may see worms crawling under their skin or an eye worm.
River blindness: It is caused by a parasitic worm and is transmitted through repeated bites by black flies that live near the rivers and streams. If not treated, then it may even cause visual impairment and sometimes blindness.
Eosinophilic lung: This is a disease related to lung problems in which white blood cells in the body get increased. White blood cells are responsible for fighting allergic reactions and certain infections. Some of the symptoms of this disease include cough, chest pain, and tightness, increased mucus, rapid breathing, bloody mucus and shortness of breath.
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