Composition : Albendazole USP 400mg Chewable Tablet.
Indications : a) Albendazole is indicated in single and mixed infestations, such as -1. Hookworm (Ancylostoma, Necator) 2.Roundworm (Ascaris) 3. Threadworm (Enterobius) 4. Whipworm (Trichuris) 5.Strongyloides 6. Tapeworm (Taenia sp.) 7. Opistorchis 8. Hydatid disease (Echinococcus) 9. Neurocysticercosis 10. Systemic nematodes 11. Giardiasis 12. Microsporidiosis.
Dosage and administration : Adults or children over 2 years of age : 400mg (1 AH tablet) as a single dose in cases of Enterobius vermicularis, Trichuris trichiura, Ascaris lumbricoides, Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus. In cases of strongyloidiasis or taeniasis, 400mg (1 AH tablet) as a single dose should be given for 3 consecutive days. If the patient is not cured on follow-up after three weeks, a second course of treatment is indicated. AH 400mg tablets must be chewed. Both the preparations may be crushed and mixed with food. Children under 2 years of age : Not recommended Or, as directed by the registered physician.
Use in pregnancy and lactation : Pregnancy Category C by FDA.
AH Chewable Tablet : 3 x 8's tablets in blister pack.