Albendazole is a Medicine belongs to Antihelminthic Drugs group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 151   Edition : 38,    Page :   Edition : ,

  ►   Brandname : Albenza,Abide,Abzole,Zentel,Eskazole,Abentel,Bandy Plus,Noworm

  ►  Strength : Tablet with 200  Mg, Suspension with 100/5  mg/ml,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 946   Edition : 12,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral,
Reference :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 946   Edition : 12,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Ascariasis Oral 400 mg Tablet Given as a single dose.
2 Strongyloidiasis Oral 400 Mg b.d.
3 Trichuriasis Oral 400 mg Tablet Given as a single dose.
4 Echinococcosis Oral 400 mg Tablet b.d. for patients weighing over 60 kg.
5 Neurocysticercosis Oral 400 mg Tablet b.d. Infection caused by larval forms of Taenia solium; dose given for 8-30 days, depending on the number, type, and location of the cysts.
6 Giardiasis Oral 400 mg Tablet o.d. given for 5 days.
7 Enterobius Oral 400 mg Tablet Dose may be repeated in 2 to 4 weeks.
8 Echinococcosis Oral 15 mg/kg Tablet Given daily in two divided doses (to a maximum total daily dose of 800 mg) is used for patients weighing less than 60 kg.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 147   Edition : 37, Goodman    Page : 1451   Edition : 12,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Trichuriasis <2 Year Oral 400 mg Oral Suspension
2 Ascariasis 12 Month 2 Year Oral 200 mg Oral Suspension
3 Strongyloidiasis 2 Year <2Year Oral 400 mg Oral Suspension
4 Trichuriasis 12 Month 2 Year Oral 200 mg Oral Suspension
5 Enterobiasis 12 Month 2 Year Oral 200 mg Oral Suspension
6 Hookworm infections 12 Month 2 Year Oral 200 mg Oral Suspension
7 Hookworm infections <2 Year Oral 400 mg Oral Suspension
8 Capillariasis 2 Year <2 Year Oral 400 mg Suspension o.d.
9 Echinococcosis 2 Year <2 Year Oral 7.5 mg/kg Suspension b.d.
10 Neurocysticercosis Oral 15 mg/kg Suspension
11 Ascariasis <2 Year Oral 400 mg Oral Suspension

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 147   Edition : 37,
►  Side Effect : Transient abdominal pain, diarrhea, headache, Dizziness, Increase in liver enzyme values, acute liver failure, allergic reactions, alopecia, bone marrow depression, leucopenia, granulocytopenia, pancytopenia, , hepatitis,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 146, 156   Edition : 37,    Page :    Edition : ,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Albendazole is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  ,
Ref :-   Book :    Page :    Edition : ,


►  Contraindication : Hypersensitivity,
Ref :-   Book : Principle of Pharmacology (The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy)    Page : 648   Edition : 3,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   The primary mechanism of action of albendazole is thought to be inhibition of microtubule polymerization by binding to -tubulin. The selective toxicity of this agent against helminths results from its higher affinity for parasite-tubulin than for the same target in higher eukaryotes.,
Ref :-   Book : Goodman    Page : 1450   Edition : 12,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- Camphor tree with Another pathway, Papaya with Another pathway,

  ►  Pathway with its reference as follows :-
  • Embelin have antihalmintic effect --- ( Reuters, T. (2007). Pdr for herbal medicine (4th ed.). )
  • ANTHELMINTIC ACTIVITY --- (.KANTHAL, L. (2012). EVALUATION OF ANTHELMINTIC ACTIVITY OF CARICA PAPAYA LATEX USING PHERITIMA POSTHUMA. International Journal Of Life Science And Pharma Research, 2(1). )

  •   ►  URL -- http://www.abebooks.com/PDR-Herbal-Medicines-4th-Edition-Thomson/14662393711/bd, http://www.ijlpr.com/admin/php/uploads/44_pdf.pdf,


    Dietry Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



    ContraIndication Dietry Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

    ►   Route of Elimination :   Biliary, Hepatic (Metabolism), Renal,
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 146   Edition : 37,


    ►    Plasma Half-life :
      Min value :-   8.5 hrs,    Max value :-   NA
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 146   Edition : 37,

    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA