Zentel

Zentel

albendazole

Manufacturer:

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Albendazole
Indications/Uses
Infestations of all common worms eg, roundworm, whipworm, hookworm, pinworm, threadworm & tapeworm.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn >2 yr Roundworm, whipworm, hookworm & pinworm 400 mg as single dose. Threadworm & tapeworm 400 mg as single dose for 3 consecutive days. Childn 12-24 mth ½ adult dose.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Pregnancy. Childn <12 mth.
Special Precautions
Women of childbearing age should initiate treatment during 1st wk of menstruation or immediately after -ve pregnancy test.
Adverse Reactions
GI discomfort, dizziness, headache.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
P02CA03 - albendazole ; Belongs to the class of benzimidazole derivative agents. Used as antinematodal.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Zentel tab 200 mg
Packing/Price
2's
Form
Zentel oral susp 200 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
10 mL x 1's
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