Thelban

Thelban

albendazole

Manufacturer:

Biolab

Distributor:

Medispec
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Albendazole
Indications/Uses
Roundworm, whipworm, pinworm or threadworm, hookworm, Strongyloides stercoralis, Taenia solium, Taenia saginata & Opisthorchis viverrini.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn >2 yr 400 mg as single dose. Strongyloidiasis infection 400 mg once daily for 3 consecutive days. Opisthorchis viverrini infection 400 mg bd for 3 consecutive days.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Adverse Reactions
Transient abdominal pain, diarrhoea. Leukopenia, alopecia & raised liver enzyme values.
Drug Interactions
Increased steady-state trough conc w/ dexamethasone. Monitor theophylline plasma conc.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
P02CA03 - albendazole ; Belongs to the class of benzimidazole derivative agents. Used as antinematodal.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Thelban tab 200 mg
Packing/Price
50 × 2's
Form
Thelban powd for oral susp 100 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
20 mL x 1's
Form
Thelban powd for oral susp 200 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
10 mL x 1's
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