ALBENDAZOLE
  • ALBENDAZOLE

  • (Generic for ALBENZA)
  • QTY 4 • 200 MG • Tablet • Near 77381

ALBENDAZOLE (al BEN da zole) is an antiparasitic. It is used to treat infections of tapeworms or other parasites.

ALBENDAZOLE Lifestyle Interactions

Albendazole 200mg, Oral tablet

Grapefruit juice

· Severity: Moderate

· Notes for Consumers: Albendazole should always be taken with food, in particular a fatty meal, in order to increase its effectiveness. However, Grapefruit juice might interact with Albendazole. In theory, side effects (like headache, nausea, dizziness) from Albendazole may get worse if you take it with Grapefruit Juice. Do not significantly alter your intake of Grapefruit Juice while taking Albendazole.

· Notes for Professionals: Grapefruit juice appears to increase the bioavailability of albendazole via reduction of CYP3A4-mediated metabolism in the intestinal mucosa. The AUC and Cmax of albendazole increased approximately 3-fold and the half-life was shortened by 46 percent when administered with grapefruit juice. The clinical consequence of the interaction is not clear, Patients should be advised to not significantly alter their intake of grapefruit juice during albendazole therapy.

Albendazole 200mg, Oral tablet

High Fat Foods

· Severity: Moderate

· Notes for Consumers: Albendazole should always be taken with food, in particular a fatty meal, in order to increase its effectiveness. However, Grapefruit juice might interact with Albendazole. In theory, side effects (like headache, nausea, dizziness) from Albendazole may get worse if you take it with Grapefruit Juice. Do not significantly alter your intake of Grapefruit Juice while taking Albendazole.

· Notes for Professionals: Albendazole tablets should be administered with a fatty meal to increase bioavailability and ensure therapeutic efficacy.

NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

DISCLAIMER: This content is provided for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Patients should always consult their physician with any questions regarding a medical condition and to obtain medical advice and treatment.

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