ALZENTAL SUSP; albendazole, anthelmintic .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF ALZENTAL
Albendazole 20 mg / 1 ml
INDICATION OF ALZENTAL
Enterobiasis,Ascariasis, Ancylostomiasis, trichuriasis, Strongyloidiasis, Taeniasis, Capillariasis, Filariasis, in combination with other anthelmintics .
DOSAGE OF ALZENTAL
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
Enterobiasis,Ascariasis, Ancylostomiasis, or Trichuriasis : Adults and Children above 2 years of age : 400 mg as a single dose . children up to 2 years of age : 200 mg as a single dose . The dose may be repeated in 3 weeks . Taeniasis, Strongyloidiasis : 400 mg/ day for 3 days Capillariasis : 400 mg / day for 10 days . Neurocysticercosis : 15 mg /kg/day for 30 days . Trichostrongyliasis : 400 mg single dose . Hydatid disease : patients over 60 kg body weight : 400 mg twice daily for 28 days followed by 2 weeks drug-free interval. Dose may be repeated for 2 – 3 cycles and if the case is inoperable, up to 5 cycles , Patients under 60 kg body weight : 10 – 15 mg/kg/day for 28 days . Filariasis : 400 mg with diethyl carbamazine 6 mg/kg given once . This regimen is given every year for 4 – 6 years . Adminstration : ALZENTAL should be taken with meals . shake well ALZENTAL suspension before use .
OVER-DOSAGE OF ALZENTAL
patients receiving high doses of ALZENTAL should be supervised closely with blood counts and liver function being monitored .
CONTRA-INDICATION OF ALZENTAL
Hypersensitivity to the product . Pregnancy .
STORAGE OF ALZENTAL
PACK OF ALZENTAL
ALZENTAL suspension : Bottles of 20 ml each
ALZENTAL SUSP MANUFACTURED BY
EGYPTIAN INT . PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES CO. E.I.P.CO. TENTH OF RAMADAN CITY , AREA B1 P.O.BOX 149 TENTH,EGYPT