4.Altered liver enzyme levels.
Prolonged use as in Neurocysticercosis and Hydatid worm infestation causes side effects such as:
3.Women of childbearing age should be cautioned against becoming pregnant while on Albendazole or within 1 month of completing treatment, 4.Perform liver function tests and blood counts during prolonged therapy.
2.Pin worm infestation
3.Round worm infestation
7.H. nana infestation
9.Hydatid worm infestation
Cimetidine: Albendazole sulphoxide concentration in bile and cystic fluid increase 2 fold in hydatid cyst disease.
Adults and children after 2 years:
Hook worm, Pin worm, and Round worm:
400mg as a single dose. Repetition after 3 weeks increases efficiency.
400mg tablet twice daily with meals; for 8 days to one month. Dose should not exceed 15mg/kg/day. Administer anticonvulsants and steroids along with the therapy.
400mg twice daily for four weeks with a drug free interval of 14 days. Repeat for 3 cycles. Dose should not exceed 15mg/kg/day.
Strongyloidiasis, Taeniasis, H. nana infections:
400mg single dose for 3 consecutive days. Repeat after 3 weeks if required.
400mg once daily for 3 to 5 days.
Children (age 1 to 2 years): 200mg as a single dose.
Home Delivery for Albendazole in Your City
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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for albendazole and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for albendazole may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take albendazole only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for albendazole before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for albendazole with the pharmacy.
Albendazole is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for albendazole might be better known than albendazole itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have albendazole in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for albendazole.