Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Adult: 100 mg as a single dose. Repeat after 2-3 wk as required.
Child: Same as adult dose.

Ascariasis, Hookworm infections, Trichuriasis
Adult: 100 mg bid for 3 days.
Child: Same as adult dose.
Special Precautions
Lactation. Monitor blood counts and liver function tests regularly during treatment.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances; headache, dizziness; allergic reactions; raised liver enzyme values; alopoecia; bone marrow suppression.
Drug Interactions
Enzyme inducers eg phenytoin or carbamazepine; and inhibitors eg cimetidine.
Description: Flubendazole inhibits cytoplasmic microtubules in the intestinal or absorptive cells of the worms, thus inhibiting glucose uptake and glycogen storage depletion, leading to death of the worms within days.
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