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Albendazole is an antihelminthic drug prescribed for treating a variety of parasitic worm infestations such as ascariasis, filariasis or roundworm disease, giardiasis, trichuriasis, pinworm disease, neurocysticercosis, and hydatid disease.

It is also used to treat strongyloidiasis, trichinosis, trichostrongyliasis, capillariasis, cutaneous larva migrans, and microsporidiosis including Septata intestinalis infection.

Albendazole works by killing sensitive parasites in the body.  

Drug information on Ascapil A DT (Ivermectin) from Piramal Healthcare

Ascapil A DT

  Tablet  
Piramal Healthcare
Generic : Albendazole
 157.00
200/5mg
10 Tablets
Combination of Generics : Albendazole, Ivermectin
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Side effects of Albendazole

  Central Nervous System: Headache, seizures, confusion, raised intracranial pressure, dizziness/vertigo, signs that meningeal sings.

  Skin: Reversible hair loss, infection, hypersensitivity including rash and hives, allergic reactions.

  Gastrointestinal: Abdominal pain, nausea/vomiting.

  Genitourinary: Acute kidney failure, dark urine.

  Liver: Abnormal Liver Function Tests, inflammation of liver

  Blood: Decrease in the number of white blood cells, thrombocytes, hemoglobin.

  Miscellaneous: Fever.

When is Albendazole not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in pregnant and breastfeeding women, neonates, patients with known hypersensitivity, and liver impairment.


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