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Zeben By 2 Tablets | Albendazole

Albendazole is basically an anthelmintic drug or deworming medication that helps to kill worm eggs and treat infection caused by pinworms, hookworms, and other kinds of endoparasites in the body.. 

How many doses of albendazole should be taken?

The dose should not exceed 15mg per body weight per day. The dose of the drug varies from patient to patient. Consult your doctor for your specific prescription

How quickly does albendazole work?

Within 3 days, the Albendazole would have killed a substantial number of pinworms and the relief would be felt.

Albendazole price

There are quite a few generic brands for Albendazole, one of which is Zeben. It costs between 200 to 250 naira. Others include Zolat, Zentel, Aldaz suspension. All are available at Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy, Drugstore.ng

Albendazole during pregnancy

Albendazole can be taken after the first trimester of pregnancy. No adverse effects have been reported. Ensure to consult your doctor before taking Albendazole.

Albendazole side effects

Common side effects include nausea, headaches, fever, dizziness, and abdominal pain. If these effects persist or become intolerable, consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately.

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Dosage

Albendazole dosage for adult and children

For adults and children > 10 kg, use 400 mg dose (2 × 200 mg tablets)

Children > 6 months and < 10 kg, use 200 mg

The dose varies according to body weight. The dose is often repeated 14 days later to prevent reinfection by the worm’s egg larvae. 

Content on Drugstore.ng should not be taken as prescription or medical advice. Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using any medication.

Direction to Use

How do you take albendazole tablets?

Albendazole is taken orally twice daily with meals.

Content on Drugstore.ng should not be taken as prescription or medical advice. Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using any medication.

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