Bandy 400 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Mankind Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Albendazole
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

The medication is an antiparasitic drug used for treating a number of diseases caused by an infestation of parasitic worms. It is generally prescribed for diseases like neurocysticercosis, giardiasis, hydatid disease, pinworm disease, ascariasis and filariasis

The medicine falls under the group of drugs known as anthelmintics, which expels the parasitic worms by stunning them without causing notable damage to the host body. In case you forget to take a dose, you can take the medication as soon as you remember it. However, ignore the missed dose and follow your normal schedule if it is time for next scheduled soe

Do not stop taking the medicine before the prescribed time, even if you think you are feeling better. Apart from that, you must consult your child’s pediatrician before giving this medication to children.

  • Fever

  • Headache

  • Nausea Or Vomiting

  • Seizures

  • Darker Urine

  • Temporary Hair Loss

  • Elevated Liver Enzymes

  • Allergic Skin Reaction

  • Blood Reactions

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The medicine remains active in the body for an average of 9 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The drug is poorly absorbed from the Gastro-intestinal tract and reaches its peak levels within 2-5 hours of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    The medication is suspected to cause harm to the developing fetus in pregnant women.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    The medicine is not excreted in the breast milk.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Bandy 400 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    The missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    One should contact the doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.

The medicine gets converted into sulfoxide form and causes degeneration of cytoplasmic microtubules and tegmental cells. This results in depletion of energy and metabolic processes and the parasites are killed.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol


    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Grapefruit Juice

    The medication should not be taken with grapefruit juice in order to avoid the unpredictable effect.

Ques: What is Bandy 400 MG Tablet?

Ans: Bandy tablet is a medication which has albendazole as an active element present in it.

Ques: What are the uses of Bandy 400 MG Tablet?

Ans: Bandy 400 MG is used for the treatment of hydatid disease, neurocysticercosis, enterobiasis, strongyloidiasis, ascariasis and trichuriasis.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Bandy 400 MG Tablet?

Ans: Fever, headache, nausea or vomiting, seizures, dark urine, temporary hair loss, elevated liver enzymes, allergic skin reaction, bleeding and bruising, shortness of breath, etc are common side effects.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Bandy 400 MG Tablet?

Ans: Bandy tablet should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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