Albenza is an anthelmintic or anti-worm medication. It prevents newly hatched insect larvae (worms) from growing or multiplying in your body. Albenza is used to treat certain infections caused by worms such as pork tapeworm and dog tapeworm. Albenza may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Always read the patient information and instructions carefully before using this medication.
Make sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist:
Also be aware that:
Common side-effects may include but are not limited to:
Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following side-effects:
Q: What happens if I miss a dose?
A: Take the medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take two doses at one time.
Q: What should I avoid while taking Albenza?
A: Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Tell your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.