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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
DependsOnIndication: Albendazole is indicated for Hydated Disease,Nerocysticosis,Cutaneus larva migrans,Ascariasis(tape worm)400mgm single dose.Pinworms 400mgm single dose... Read More
Dr. Julian Raffoul
Specializes in General Practice
Depends on the Dx: Albendazole is an anti-parasitic medication given in variable doses and durations depending on the diagnosis. A very potent medicine NOT to be taken w... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
What For and why: Why do you want to take Albendazole once in every three months.There is no reason for that and unless there is a indication it is not recommended
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Thread worms or: Pinworms (Enterobius vermicularis) can be treated with Albendazole 400 mg orally once as a single dose which can be repeated in 2 weeks.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Sure: This won't be a problem with your becoming a dad or a risk to your baby.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: However, if you and your partner are being treated at the same time - wait to try for a baby for at least a month after she has completed her treatmen... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Probably: In most cases a repeat dose I week later does the trick. But your two month old is a bit young for pinworms, which required detailed assessment as to ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let me explain: Flatworms, flukes, tapeworm/cestodes cysticercosis. Echinococcosis, enterobiasis (pinworm infection) trichuriasis (whipworm infection) ascariasis... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
400mg BID: It is a broad spectrum antihelmetic. Max doseof 800mg. If less than 60kg may give lower doses at 15mg per kg.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
General Surgery 29 years experience
Antihelminthic: Its an uncommon treatment for parasites but should be readily obtainable or easily ordered by your pharmacy.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Seck
Pediatrics 17 years experience
No: Albendazole has been used in children for years and is fully approved by the fda for use by children. As with all medications there is a long list of... Read More