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Can albendazole be used against other infections?

Can albendazole be used against other infections?

Albendazole: This medication is used for worm infections or infestations, a number of different types. It will not work on other types of infections. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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What is the nameof the small dark worms appeared from my anus with tiny eggs like black pepeer after i take albendazole for pinworm infection

What is the nameof the small dark worms appeared from my anus with tiny eggs like black pepeer after i take albendazole for pinworm infection

Pinworms are white: Don't know what the "dark" things might be, but it's easy to find out. One can get a lab order form for a "stool o & p" test from his doctor. The lab will give the patient little plastic containers. At home, the patient puts some stool into a container (regardless of whether or not he sees anything unusual in the stool). Then, the lab can process the stool sample and look at it with a microscope. ...Read more

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Anthelmintics albendazole or mebendazole are used for pinworms?

Anthelmintics albendazole or mebendazole are used for pinworms?

Yes: The single dose treatment is often repeated after 2 weeks, in order to treat eggs that hatched since the original treatment. ...Read more

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Can I take albendazole when pregnant?

Can I take albendazole when pregnant?

Not recommended: During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. It may harm an unborn baby. Women of child-bearing age should have a negative pregnancy test before starting this medication. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor immediately. It is recommended that men and women using this medication use 2 effective forms of birth control (e.g., condoms and. ...Read more

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Is albendazole necessary for pinworm?

Confusing question: It is an effective treatment, among others.If you or the patient is asymptomatic, treatment is not absolutely required.Some patients will clear this naturally, but chronic carriage is common. ...Read more

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Albendazole - suitable for children with threadworm?

Albendazole - suitable for children with threadworm?

Secondary med: Current reccomendations list Praziquantel at 5-10 mg/kg x 1 dose as the preferred agent for tapeworm due to effectiveness & simplicity of treatment. Albendazole at a dose of 15mg/kg divided 2x/day for 1-6 mo may be effective but is certainly a harder rx to complete. See harriet lane handbook of pediatric antimicrobial therapy. ...Read more

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Is albendazole suitable for children with roundworm?

Albendazole: Albendazole is utilized worldwide against worm infestation. However, i is more common is usa to use mebendazole. Side effects of both include dizziness, nausea, emesis, liver dysfunction, and more dangerous is aplastic anemia. Blood count levels need to be monitored. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Soul
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Albendazole (Definition)

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Albenza (Definition)

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