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A 21-year-old female asked:

Is albendazole safe to use if i suspect that i may have eaten a live parasitic worm? my doctor prescribed it to me. will i get side effects by taking this drug?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Careful: No drug is safe to use without a clear intended benefit. All meds have side effects that can be found on the package insert and all treatments are to be taken with caution and as prescribed. Side effects are to be reported promptly to prescribing doc.

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Last updated May 9, 2020

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