BENOCIDE 100MG FORTE TABLET

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Primarily used for

Parasitic Worm Infections, filariasis
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36.3
₹1.21/tablet
30 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of BENOCIDE TABLET

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Uses of BENOCIDE TABLET

Benocide 100mg forte tablet is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections and filariasis.
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Side effects of BENOCIDE TABLET

Common

Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Abnormal liver function tests, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Hair loss, Fever, Vertigo.

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How to use BENOCIDE TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Benocide 100mg forte tablet with food.

How BENOCIDE TABLET works

Diethylcarbamazine belongs to a class of medication called anti-helminthic. It can act against both the larval and adult forms of the parasitic worms that cause filariasis..

In Depth Information on BENOCIDE TABLET

Expert advice for BENOCIDE TABLET

Do not take diethylcarbamazine:
  • If you have had a history of convulsions or epilepsy.
  • If you have kidney or heart problems.
  • If you are greater than 65 years of age.
  • If you are breast-feeding or pregnant.
Warnings
Special precautions for BENOCIDE 100MG FORTE TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
SAFE
There is no interaction between liver impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Frequently asked questions for BENOCIDE 100MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Diethylcarbamazine

Q. What is diethylcarbamazine used for?
Diethylcarbamazine is used to treat parasitic worm infection and filariasis (elephantiasis), a disfiguring disease in which swelling of arms, legs or other body parts may occur. It is used to treat Bancroft's filariasis, eosinophilic lung, loiasis and river blindness (onchocerciasis).
Q. How does diethylcarbamazine work?
Diethylcarbamazine belongs to a class of medicines known as anti-helminthics. It works by killing both the larval and adult forms of the parasitic worms that cause filariasis.
Q. Is diethylcarbamazine an antibiotic?
Diethylcarbamazine is not an antibiotic. Diethylcarbamazine belongs to a class of medicines known as anthelminthic agents.
Q. Is diethylcarbamazine safe in pregnancy?
Diethylcarbamazine is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Human and animal studies are not available. Please talk to your doctor before using any medicine during pregnancy.
Q. How is diethylcarbamazine administered?
Diethylcarbamazine is administered orally in the form of tablet. The dose is different for different conditions. Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor.
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