It is used to treat some common worm infections that affect the intestines and other parts of the body.
Some side effects that require you to seek medical advice immediately:
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
Some of these side effects include:
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Inform your healthcare professional if:
Inform your pharmacist or doctor before using Albendazole if you are taking any other medications.
Avoid grapefruit or grapefruit juice while taking this medication. Avoid Chinese Ginseng while taking this medication. You do not need to use laxatives or change your diet.
For treatments requiring more than a single dose, it is important to complete the full course of medication even if you are feeling better.
This medication is available as tablets for adults and suspension for children. For suspension, always shake well before use.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Then take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose.
Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.
Treatment of family members and other close contacts may be necessary. Some worm infections are spread very easily to others in close contact with the infected person.
To stop you and your family infecting others or reinfecting yourselves, follow the advice below for at least six weeks: