Albenza

Strength(s): 400mg

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Description

It is now easy to order Albenza 400 mg online, with various websites offering cheap prices and huge discounts. The medication is also available in all leading Canadian pharmacies.

Albendazole is the generic name used for this medication. Albenza is used in treating parasitic worm infestations in human patients. These are deworming pills responsible for clearing out worm infestations in the body.

Albenza should be the first line of defense when it comes to pork tapeworm infections. These are responsible for neurocysticercosis, which is a condition marked by the swelling of the brain, resulting in vision problems and seizures. The medication is also effective in treating dog tapeworm infestations, which are responsible for cystic hydatid disease that is marked by organ damage.

Other infestations treated by Albenza include flatworms responsible for fasciolosis and trematodes; tapeworms responsible for echinococcosis and cysticercosis; fly larvae responsible for myiasis; hookworms, pinworms, whipworms and other nematodes responsible for ascariasis, trichuriasis, enterobiasis among other conditions.

Albenza works by preventing worms from absorbing glucose, causing the worm to die. Both children and adults can get Albenza prescriptions. Deworming should be carried out every six months for both children and adults. For children, deworming is crucial as worm infestations have a negative impact on the health and overall livelihood of the child.

Worm infestations are responsible for anemia, lower nutrient absorption in the gastrointestinal tract, impaired cognition, reduced growth and inhibition of the immune system in fighting off diseases.

Albenza makes it on the List of Essential Medicines produced by the World Health Organization (WHO). The medications that make it to the list are those considered paramount when it comes to a basic healthcare system. This makes the drug cheap to buy, even online.

Albenza comes in different forms, including chewable and swallowable tablets. Active ingredients in the tablets include magnesium stearate, starch, carnauba wax, hypromellose, povidone, sodium saccharin, lactose monohydrate, D-mannitol, sodium starch glycolate, microcrystalline cellulose and artificial flavors and colors.

Albenza Dosage

Dosage varies dependent on the weight of the patient and the recommendation of the physician. The length of treatment depends on the type of infection of the patient. The medication is taken twice a day with meals. The tablets can be swallowed whole or crushed and mixed with water or food. Doses should not be missed for the infection to clear out. To prevent the return of infections, the dosage should be completed fully, even when one is feeling better.

Warnings and Precautions

  1. Albenza should not be taken if the patient is allergic to any of the ingredients in the drug.
  2. Albenza should not be taken by pregnant women, those trying to conceive or those breastfeeding without consulting a physician.
  3. Patients with a history of liver disease or those about to undergo surgery should consult a physician before taking the medication.
  4. Albenza may not be safe when taken with other medication such as theophylline.

Side Effects

Side effects include:

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Headaches
  • Stomach pain
  • Dizziness
  • Hair loss.

In case of the following side effects consult a doctor: extreme tiredness, seizures and changes in behavior.