Albendazole USP 400 mg Chewable Tablet
A-Ben DS Tablet: Each chewable tablet contains Albendazole USP 400 mg.
A-Ben DS is indicated in single and mixed infestations of : Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworm or threadworm), Trichuris trichiura (Whipworm), Ascaris lumbricoides (Large roundworm), Ancylostoma duodenale (Roundworm), Necator americanus (Hookworm), Taenia spp. (Tapeworm), Strongyloides stercoralis (Threadworm).
Adults or children over 2 years of age: 400 mg (A-Ben DS tablet ) as a single dose in cases of Enterobius vermicularis, Trichuris trichiura, Ascaris lumbricoides, Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus. In cases of strongyloidiasis or taeniasis, 400 mg ( A-Ben DS) as a single dose should be given for 3 consecutive days. Children under 1 year of age: Not recommended.
A few cases of gastrointestinal discomfort and headache have been reported, but no definite relationship with the drug has been shown.
A-Ben DS Tablet: Box containing 50 x 1's tablet in blister pack.