ALBENDAZOLE albendazole

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Drug Basics

Brand Name: ALBENDAZOLE

Generic Name: ALBENDAZOLE

Drug Type: HUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG

Route: ORAL

Dosage Form: TABLET

Data Current As Of: 2019-08-26

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Warnings and Precautions,

Embryo-Fetal Toxicity (5.2)                           07/2019

indications & usage

Albendazole is an anthelmintic drug indicated for:

  •   Treatment of parenchymal neurocysticercosis due to active lesions caused by larval forms of the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium . (1.1)
  •   Treatment of cystic hydatid disease of the liver, lung, and peritoneum, caused by the larval form of the dog tapeworm, Echinococcus granulosus . (1.2)

neurocysticercosis

Albendazole tablets are indicated for the treatment of parenchymal neurocysticercosis due to active lesions caused by larval forms of the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium.

hydatid disease

Albendazole tablets are indicated for the treatment of cystic hydatid disease of the liver, lung, and peritoneum, caused by the larval form of the dog tapeworm, Echinococcus granulosus.

patient counseling information

Patients should be advised that:

  •   Some people, particularly children, may experience difficulties swallowing the albendazole tablets whole.
  •   Take albendazole tablets with food.
  •   Advise pregnant women and females of reproductive potential of the potential risk to the fetus. Advise females to inform their prescriber of a known or suspected pregnancy [see Warnings and Precautions (5.2), Use in Specific Populations (8.1) ].
  •   Advise females of reproductive potential to use effective contraception during treatment with albendazole tablets and for 3 days after the final dose [see Use in Specific Populations (8.3) ].
  •   During albendazole tablets therapy, monitor blood counts and liver enzymes every 2 weeks because of the possibility of harm to the liver or bone marrow [see Warnings and Precautions (5.5) ].

Manufactured by:

Cipla Ltd. Indore SEZ,

Pithampur, India

Manufactured for:

Cipla USA, Inc.

1560 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway,

Suite 130, Sunrise, FL 33323

Revised: 7/2019

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NDC 69097-237-72

Albendazole Tablets, USP 200 mg

Each Film coated tablets contain Albendaozle USP, 200 mg

2 Tablets

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