Albendazole is an antiparasitic used to treat infections caused by tapeworms, hookworms, pinworms and longworms. It works by killing the worms present in the gastrointestinal tract.
Avoid if you have an allergy to albendazole. Pregnant women should not take albendazole.
Albendazole can rarely cause severe blood diseases, as well as liver and kidney disase. More commonly, the side effects of albendazole include nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting and headache.
|Parasitic worm infection||400 mg orally once, more severe infections may require prolonged treatment, seek real-time care from a physician|
Adult doses are shown, unless otherwise specified. Refer to weight-based dosing guidelines for pediatric patients.
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