Contraindicationsprecautions

Hypersensitivity to drug class or component, specifically benzimidazole class of compounds

Albendazole. Dermatologic indications and dosage

Disease

Adult dosage

Child dosage

Cutaneous larva

400 mg PO daily for 3 days

15 mg per kg PO twice daily for

migrans

3 days

Cysticercosis 400 mg PO twice daily; 28-day cycle < 60 kg - 15 mg per kg PO twice followed by 14-day rest period, for daily; 28-day cycle followed by 3 cycles 14-day rest period, for 3 cycles

Cysticercosis 400 mg PO twice daily; 28-day cycle < 60 kg - 15 mg per kg PO twice followed by 14-day rest period, for daily; 28-day cycle followed by 3 cycles 14-day rest period, for 3 cycles

Filariasis 400 mg PO as single dose

1S mg per kg PO as single dose

Strongyloidosis 200 mg PO twice daily for 3 days; 15 mg per kg PO twice daily for repeat in 2 weeks if necessary 3 days; repeat in 2 weeks if necessary

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