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Once you've taken all medication of albenza (albendazole) for pinworms is it normal for stool to come out quick and have a lot.. Mines even a bright brown color?
Albenza (albendazole): Each individual may respond differently to the drug. It may increase transit time for stooling or not. ...Read more
Maximum daily dose is usually 800 mg.
what were you prescribed it for?
Contact your prescribing physician if you have concerns. ...Read more
Albendazole: The dosage, frequency of administration and repetitive dosing depends upon the parasitic infection you are treating. ...Read more
Can one take zentel albendazole 400mg(1 pill) during the day at anytime.Normally will it be after or before eating something.
Follow instructions: Abendazole's effectiveness is somewhat decreased if taken with food in part because it's diluted by the stomach contents and has less effectiveness as it traverses the bowel. You can take it with water, four ounces before taking the pill and four ounces to wash it down with. Sometimes people still require a second treatment even if taken as Rx'd ...Read more
Albenza (albendazole) 200mg 4 tabs now cost $674.49 with bcbs ins. Now I have it and can't afford another round for me or my other kids. I'm desperate. What to do?
Alternatives: You do not provide the reason for the med, which is important to anyone reviewing your question. If this is to treat pin worms, there are over the counter products like Pin X , that are often successful in treating that issue. If this is for something else, feel free to ask again but provide the details. ...Read more
Time: It isn't usually the first option for pinworms but it is usually effective in killing them. The problem is that your body can continue to react to the dead worms and/or remaining inflammation. It can take about a week (sometimes 2) for the itching to stop. If it hasn't stopped by then and you never actually saw a worm, then it's possible there was another cause. ...Read more
Im seven months preggy just want to ask if albendazole is safe and what does it do to a preggy women?
Albendazole: Albendazole is pregnancy category c according to the fda. There is evidence of toxicity to embryos and skeletal malformations in pregnant rats and rabbits. Although no controlled data in pregnant humans Albendazole is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless there are no alternatives and benefit outweighs risk. ...Read more