Barbicide Liquid

    Uses, Side-effects, Reviews, and Precautions

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    What is Barbicide?

    Barbicide Liquid is used for Antiseptic, Common preservative in eyedrops, Ear drops, Nasal drops or sprays and other conditions. Barbicide Liquid may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
    Barbicide Liquid contains Benzalkonium Chloride as an active ingredient.
    Barbicide Liquid works by killing microbes by breaking up the cell membrane.
    King Research manufactures Barbicide Liquid.
    Detailed information related to Barbicide Liquid's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

    Barbicide Liquid Uses

    Barbicide Liquid is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
    • Antiseptic
    • Common preservative in eyedrops, ear drops, nasal drops or sprays
    • Barbicide Liquid may also be used for purposes not listed here.
    References: 1, 2
    Learn more: Uses

    Barbicide Liquid Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

    Barbicide Liquid improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
    References: 3

    Barbicide Liquid - Composition and Active Ingredients

    Barbicide Liquid is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
    Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

    Barbicide Liquid - Side-effects

    The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Barbicide Liquid. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
    If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
    References: 4, 5, 6
    Learn more: Side-effects

    Barbicide Liquid - Precautions & How to Use

    Before using Barbicide Liquid, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
    References: 3

    Barbicide Liquid - Drug Interactions

    If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Barbicide Liquid may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Barbicide Liquid may interact with the following drugs and products:
    Learn more: Interactions

    Barbicide Liquid - Contraindications

    Hypersensitivity to Barbicide Liquid is a contraindication. In addition, Barbicide Liquid should not be used if you have the following conditions:
    • Allergies
    • Animal bites
    • Children less than two years of age
    • Deep puncture wounds
    • Patients with allergy to synthetic formulations
    • Serious burns
    Learn more: Contraindications

    Where to Buy Barbicide Liquid

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    Barbicide Liquid - Frequently asked Questions

    • Is Barbicide Liquid safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
      Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Is Barbicide Liquid safe while breastfeeding?
      Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Can Barbicide Liquid be used for antiseptic and common preservative in eyedrops, ear drops, nasal drops or sprays?
      Yes, antiseptic and common preservative in eyedrops, ear drops, nasal drops or sprays are among the most common reported uses for Barbicide Liquid. Please do not use Barbicide Liquid for antiseptic and common preservative in eyedrops, ear drops, nasal drops or sprays without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Barbicide Liquid.
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
      If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Barbicide Liquid medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Barbicide Liquid. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
    • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
      Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
    • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
      Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

    Other important Information on Barbicide Liquid

    Missing a dose

    In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
    References: 7, 8, 9, 10

    Overdosage of Barbicide Liquid

    • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Barbicide Liquid, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
    • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
    • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
    References: 11, 12, 13

    Storage of Barbicide Liquid

    • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
    • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Barbicide Liquid.
    References: 14, 15, 16, 17

    Expired Barbicide Liquid

    • Taking a single dose of expired Barbicide Liquid is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
    References: 18, 19

    Dosage Information

    Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

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    Barbicide Liquid - Packages and Strengths

    Barbicide Liquid is available in the following packages and strengths
    Barbicide Liquid - Packages: 473ml

    Barbicide Liquid - Manufacturers

    The medicine is manufactured by the following companies

    Barbicide Liquid - Demographic Information


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