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Learn more about ALBENZA

What is ALBENZA?

What is ALBENZA?

ALBENZA is the brand name for albendazole and is available as a an oral tablet.

What dosages is ALBENZA available in?

What dosages is ALBENZA available in?

ALBENZA is available as a 200 mg tablet.

What is ALBENZA used for?

What is ALBENZA used for?

ALBENZA is an antiparasitic medication that is used to treat tapeworm infections.

How does ALBENZA work?

How does ALBENZA work?

ALBENZA is an antiparasitic medication. It kills intestinal worms by not allowing them to use energy for survival.

How do I take ALBENZA?

How do I take ALBENZA?

ALBENZA is typically taken twice a day with meals for 8 to 30 days. For some infections, you may take it by mouth twice a day with meals for 28 days, followed by 14 days of no medication. You may need multiple cycles to treat certain infections.

Is it safe for me to take ALBENZA?

Is it safe for me to take ALBENZA?

ALBENZA is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you.

ALBENZA Common Side Effects

ALBENZA Common Side Effects

Common side effects of ALBENZA include:

  • Headache Changes to liver blood tests
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
ALBENZA Serious Side Effects

ALBENZA Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with ALBENZA. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Low number of blood cells: tiredness, pale skin, frequent fevers, unexplained bruising
  • High pressure in the brain: headache, vision changes, ringing in the ears
  • Liver damage: stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes, dark urine, pale stools
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on ALBENZA

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on ALBENZA

The following medications may interact with ALBENZA:

  • Fosphenytoin, dexamethasone and phenytoin can decrease the levels and effects of ALBENZA
  • Grapefruit juice can increase the levels and effects of ALBENZA
Who makes ALBENZA?

Who makes ALBENZA?


Is ALBENZA safe in pregnancy?

Is ALBENZA safe in pregnancy?

ALBENZA should not be used during pregnancy,. If you’re a woman and able to have children, you should use a birth control method during treatment with ALBENZA and for 3 days after your last dose to prevent pregnancy.


What to do if you missed your ALBENZA dose

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