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Why is it hard to find albendezole?

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Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
General Surgery 30 years experience
Antihelminthic: Its an uncommon treatment for parasites but should be readily obtainable or easily ordered by your pharmacy.
Dr. Thomas Rohde
Anti-Aging Medicine 36 years experience
FDA?: We have had all manner of drug shortages of both name brand but particularly of generic medications in the last 2 years. The fda is at fault per the pharmacists I have talked to, it seems they have been inspecting manufacturing facilities and reviewing medications for "safety" issues and that has put some on the shortage list. I don't personally know that to be fact however.

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