Albendazole 400 mg chewable tablet
ALBEN 400 is an FDA-approved medication for the treatment of a variety of parasitic worm infections. It works by keeping the worm from absorbing sugar (glucose), so that the worm depletes its energy and dies.
Each uncoated chewable tablet contains:
Albendazole USP ……….400 mg
ALBEN 400 is indicated for the treatment of the following infections:
· Treatment of parenchymal neurocysticercosis due to active lesions caused by larval forms of pork tapeworm, Taenia solium.
· Lesions considered responsive to albendazole therapy appear as nonenhancing cysts with no surrounding edema on contrast
enhanced computerized tomography.
· Hydatid disease.
· Treatment of cystic hydatid disease of the liver, lung, and peritoneum, caused by the larval form of the dog tapeworm, Echinococcus granulosus.