Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Albenza

Descriptions


Albendazole is used to treat neurocysticercosis, an infection of the nervous system caused by pork tapeworms. This medicine is also used to treat cystic hydatid disease of the liver, lung, and peritoneum, an infection caused by dog tapeworms.

Albendazole is used to treat infections caused by worms. It works by keeping the worm from absorbing sugar (glucose), so that the worm loses energy and dies.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet

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