Information about Almex 10ml Suspension
Albendazole is used in the treatment of single or mixed intestinal infections caused by Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworm, Threadworm), Trichuris trichiura (Whipworm), Ascaris lumbricoides (Roundworm), Ancylostoma duodenale & Necator americanus (Hookworm), Taenia sodium & Taenia sagenite (Tapeworm), Strongyloides stercoralis. Albendazole is indicated in giardiasis in children over 2 years of age. Albendazole in higher doses is indicated for the treatment of hydatid disease.
Child (12 to 24 months): 200 mg as a single dose (Half of Albendazole 400 tablet or 5 ml Albendazole suspension).
Adults & children (over two years):
400 mg (400 tablet or 10 ml Albendazole suspension) as a single dose in cases of Enterobius vermicularis, Trichuris trichiura, Ascaris lumbricoides, Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus.
Side effects include epigastric pains, diarrheas’, headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, constipation, pruritic and dry mouth.