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Medicine For Albendazole Allergy
Albendazole allergy: Allergies occur when the immune system produces antibodies in reaction to allergens. Albendazole is an antiparasitic medication. Allergic reactions may include: " skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue." For allergic rxns / adverse effects see: http://www.healthline.com/drugs/albendazole/oral-tablet#SideEffects2 ...Read more
Albenza: Albenza (albendazole) is an antiparasitic medications. Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substance that may be harmless to many. Reactions may be mild to severe .For potential adverse reactions see: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/albenza-side-effects.html ...Read more
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
Took albenza (albendazole) two days ago for pinworms. Still feeling crawling sensation in anus at night. Is the medicine working?
I should be: That sensation is most likely inflammation of the tissue and skin around the anus which takes a few days to calm down even after the parasites have died. Give it some time. Since treatment has been started, at this point a cream like Proctosol may hasten relief of the itching. Now, for pinworms a dose of albendazole does have to be repeated 2 weeks after the first for cure. ...Read more
Very effective: Since reinfection is common, whole family has to be treated at the same time. ...Read more
Unlabeled Use : Unlabeled use for pin worms. Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm) (unlabeled use): oral: 400 mg as a single dose; repeat in 2 weeks. ...Read more
Probably a good idea: I would wait at least a month. This drug is used to treat very significant infections. My recommendation would be to ask your doctor based on your unique situation how long you need to wait to get pregnant. ...Read more
Yes: Not only normal, but expected. The antihelminthic kills the worms and eggs, the females no longer can crawl out of the anus to deposit their eggs, so no more itch. ...Read more
My sister aged 31 Complaints of itching in anal region not even relieved after using albendazole.please help?
I have recurrent eosinophilia.Peripheral smear study confirm the same.Took albendazole and dec for few times.What can I do to getout of it?
I thought I have got tenia versicolor and did so many treatments but later i had albendazole tablet that cured a little. What has really happend?
Maybe...: Tinea versicolor is one of the easiest semi-diseases to make disappear and if it did not respond to appropriate therapy, the diagnosis is in serious doubt. However, zebra, i doubt that many healthtap members use Albendazole (which is mostly for worms) as a rx of first choice for tinea versicolor. Perhaps a second opinion? Cheers. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more