ALBENDAZOLE (ALBENZA) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

ALBENDAZOLE

What is the Trade Name for ALBENDAZOLE

ALBENZA

What is the Indication for ALBENDAZOLE

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE ALBENZA is an anthelmintic drug indicated for: Treatment of parenchymal neurocysticercosis due to active lesions caused by larval forms of the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium . ( 1.1 ) Treatment of cystic hydatid disease of the liver, lung, and peritoneum, caused by the larval form of the dog tapeworm, Echinococcus granulosus . ( 1.2 ) 1.1 Neurocysticercosis ALBENZA is indicated for the treatment of parenchymal neurocysticercosis due to active lesions caused by larval forms of the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium . 1.2 Hydatid Disease ALBENZA is indicated for the treatment of cystic hydatid disease of the liver, lung, and peritoneum, caused by the larval form of the dog tapeworm, Echinococcus granulosus .

 

 

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