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After absortion, albendazole is rapidly converted in the liver to the primary metabolite, albendazole sulfoxide, which is generally considered to be the form responsible for the therapeutic activity of albendazole.
Table 1 ALBENZA Dosage Indication Patient Weight Dose Duration Hydatid Disease 60 kg or greater 400 mg twice daily, with meals 28-day cycle followed by a 14-day albendazole-free interval, for a total of 3 cycles Less than 60 kg 15 mg kg day given in divided doses twice daily with meals maximum total daily dose 800 mg Neurocysticercosis 60 kg or greater 400 mg twice daily, with meals 8 to 30 days Less than 60 kg 15 mg kg day given in divided doses twice daily with meals maximum total daily dose 800 mg.
ALBENZA should not be used in pregnant women except in clinical circumstances where no alternative management is appropriate. If a patient becomes pregnant while taking this drug, ALBENZA should be discontinued immediately. The dosage is based on your weight, medical condition, and response to treatment. It is freely soluble in anhydrous formic acid and very slightly soluble in ether and in methylene chloride.
Although no studies have investigated the effect of age on albendazole sulfoxide pharmacokinetics, data in 26 hydatid cyst patients up to 79 years suggest pharmacokinetics similar to those in young healthy subjects.
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Therefore, a pharmacodynamic interaction leading to an increased risk of hypoglycemia may occur in patients taking antidiabetic agents and sulfonamides.
Hip and knee arthroplasty patients are also at risk of cardiovascular complications.
Alcohol may also raise or lower your blood sugar levels.
If overdose occurs, the patient should be monitored for evidence of toxicity and given standard supportive treatment as required.
Ascaris into the mouth and nose occur infrequently. The adverse reaction profile of ALBENZA differs between hydatid disease and neurocysticercosis. It can be used to treat single or mixed infection caused by roundworm, pinworm, whipworm, and hookworm. tissue women of reproductive potential to use effective birth control for the duration of ALBENZA therapy and for one month after end of therapy.
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