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albendazole

 [al-ben´dah-zōl]
a broad-spectrum anthelmintic used against many parasites, including in treatment of hydatid disease and cysticercosis.

albendazole

/al·ben·da·zole/ (al-ben´dah-zōl) a broad-spectrum anthelmintic used against many helminths and in the treatment of hydatid disease and neurocysticercosis.

albendazole

[al-ben′dah-zōl]
a broad-spectrum anthelmintic used against many parasites, including those that cause echinococcosis and cysticercosis.

albendazole

An inexpensive, benzimidazole-type scolicidal anthelmintic, with a broad range of anti-parasitic activity against nematodes (roundworms—ascariasis, enterobiasis hookworm infection, strongyloidiasis, trichuriasis), cestodes (flatworms—cysticercosis, echinococcosis), protozoa (giardiasis, microsporidiosis) and possibly microsporidiosis, which can be used in conjunction with percutaneous drainage for managing hepatic hydatid cysts.
 
Susceptible organisms
Ascaris lumbricoides, Giardia lamblia, hookworms (Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus, Hymenolepsis nana, Opisthorchis viverrini, Strongyloides stercoralis, Taenia solium, Trichuris trichiuria).
 
Adverse effects
Abdominal pain, headaches, vertigo, nausea, vomiting, alopecia, increased aminotransferase, neutropenia.

albendazole

Parasitology An inexpensive benzimidazole-type scolicidal anthelmintic, with a broad range of anti-parasitic activity against nematodes–roundworms, cestodes–flatworms, protozoa, and possibly, microsporidiosis; it is not FDA-approved; albendazole can be used in conjunction with percutaneous drainage for managing hepatic hydatid cysts Susceptible organisms Ascaris lumbricoides, Giardia lamblia, hookworms–Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus, Hymenolepsis nana, Opisthorchis viverrini, Strongyloides stercoralis, Taenia solium, Trichuris trichiuria Adverse effects Abdominal pain, headaches, vertigo, N&V, alopecia, ↑ aminotransferase, neutropenia. See Benzimidazole, Hydatid cyst disease.

albendazole

A drug used to get rid of roundworms, hookworms and other worm parasites and to treat HYDATID DISEASE. The drug is on the WHO official list.

albendazole

a benzimidazole anthelmintic with high efficiency in sheep and cattle against all intestinal nematodes, except Trichuris spp., and intestinal tapeworms and lungworms and, with increased dose rates, will kill adult liver fluke.
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