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  • n. An antiparasitic anthelmintic used especially against the larvae of tapeworms


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  • Recent studies have shown that treating patients with a drug known as albendazole can safely treat filariasis in patients who also have Loa infections.

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  • Albendazole monooxygenase 1 Nomenclature EC number Systematic name albendazole, NADPH: oxygen oxidoreductase (sulfoxide-forming) Recommended name albendazole monooxygenase Synonyms albendazole oxidase albendazole sulfoxidase CAS registry number

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  • The treatments for the intestinal tapeworm infection include a single dose of praziquantel, drugs such as albendazole or praziquantel (antiparasitic drugs) and corticosteroids are used for an invasive infection.

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  • Besides the vaccine, children will also get vitamin A and the anti-worm medication albendazole to combat intestinal parasites,

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  • Both albendazole and DEC have been shown to be effective in killing the adult-stage filarial parasites

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  • In most countries, the programme will be based on once-yearly administration of single doses of two drugs given together: albendazole plus either diethylcarbamazine (DEC) or ivermectin, the latter in areas where either onchocerciasis or loiasis may also be endemic; this yearly, single-dose treatment must be carried out for 4-6 years.

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  • The generous pledge in 1998 by the global healthcare company SmithKline Beecham to collaborate with the World Health Organization in its elimination efforts included the donation of numerous resources (but especially albendazole, one of the mainstay drugs in the elimination strategy), free of charge, for as long as necessary to ensure success of the elimination programme.

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  • Because thiabendazole causes more side effects than mebendazole or albendazole, it should only be used for worms when these medicines are not available, or for worm infections that are not inside the gut.

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  • WARNING: Do not give albendazole to pregnant women or children under 2 years.

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  • Here a Double-blind randomized trial will be performed, incorporating repeated treatment with albendazole (400 mg) or placebo at three monthly intervals.

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