Generic Albenza (Albendazole)
Albenza
Albenza is used to treat tapeworm infections, it works changing ability of the worm to absorb sugar necessary for its normal life.
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Product Description
Approval History FDA approved Hydantoins: Minor Antiepileptic drugs AEDs are often administered concomitantly with albendazole for Albenza treatment of neurocysticercosis. Canada v. The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. Your doctor may give you other medicines to treat these problems. Gyurik and Vassilios J. Weekly news roundup. Nervous System Disorders: Somnolence, convulsion.
Common use

Albenza is used to treat is used to treat tapeworm infection, it keeps the worm from absorbing sugar, so that the worm loses energy and dies. Albenza is used to treat different worm infections which develop due to such causatives as Taenia solium, cystic hydatid disease of the liver, peritoneum, or lung, caused by the larval form of the dog tapeworm, Echinococcus granulosus, common roundworms (ascariasis), cutaneous larva migrans, pinworms (enterobiasis or oxyuriasis), hookworms (ancylostomiasis and necatoriasis), whipworms (trichuriasis), strongyloidiasis, trichostrongyliasis.



Dosage and direction

Take this drug twice daily with meals. Follow all instructions of your doctor. Swallow the tablets whole, then drink a small amount of liquid.



Precautions

Do not give this medication to anybody with similar symptoms if it was not prescribed to them. Inform your doctor before to take Albenza if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant or breastfeeding, have eye problems (retinal lesions), liver failure, low white blood cell counts, low platelet counts, or bone marrow problems.



Contraindications

Albenza is contraindicated in patients hypersensitive to its components, pregnant patients. Cautiousness should be experienced in patients with hepatic impairment.



Possible side effects

Side effects may appear as allergic reactions (skin rash or itching, fever, sore throat, severe tiredness and weakness), abdominal pain, dizziness, headache, fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or temporary hair loss. Notify your doctor if you have any of serious side effects listed above.



Drug interactions

Inform your doctor about all prescribed and over-the-counter medications and herbal products you use especially about dexamethasone, praziquantel, cimetidine, theophylline.



Missed dose

If you forgot to take a dose take it as soon as possible unless it is almost time for your next dose. If it occurred just skip the forgotten dose and continue your regular schedule. Do not exceed the recommended dose and do not take two doses at once.



Overdose

Seek for immediate medical attention if you suppose that took too much of this medication.



Storage

Store Albenza between 20-25 C (68-77 F) away from light and kids.



Disclaimer

We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.

Doxycycline

Active Ingredients:

  • Doxycycline

Action mechanism and therapeutic effect of the medication:

Doxycycline is half-synthetic tetracycline antibiotic with a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity. Doxycycline exerts bacteriostatic action associated with suppressing the synthesis of proteins on ribosomes in microbial cell. Doxycycline is active against aerobic gram-positive bacteria Staphylococcus spp, Bacillus anthracis, Listeria monocytogenes; aerobic bacteria:Clostridium spp.

Medical indications: Doxycycline is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by sysceptible microorganisms:

  • ENT infections
  • Gastrointestinal infections
  • Infections of the upper and lower respiratory system
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Urogenital infections
  • Syphilis (when unable to take penicillin)
  • Some respiratory or urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Plague
  • Cholera
  • Certain types of pneumonia
  • Chlamydia
  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever
  • Tularemia
  • Typhus fever
  • Tick fever
  • Gonorrhea
  • Lyme disease
  • Anthrax infection treatment
  • Rosacea treatment
  • Gum disease treatment
  • Malaria treatment

Doxycyline contradictions, precautions and warnings:

Doxycycline is contraindicated for use in:

  • Hypersensitivity to doxycycline and other components of the medication
  • Severe liver diseases
  • Severe kidney diseases
  • History of pseudo-membranous colitis
  • Pregnancy (Doxycycline is a pregnancy category D meaning that it can cause significant damage to the fetus)
  • Breastfeeding
  • Frequent yeast infections

Doxycyline side effects:

As with any other drug, side effects can occur with Doxycyline. However, it does not mean that everyone who takes the medicine will experience these adverse effects. In most cases the preparation is well tolerated. The most common Doxycycline side effects include:

  • Decreased appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Heartburn
  • Diarrhea
  • Photo-sensitivity
  • Nausea

If any side effects occur during the treatment make sure to consult your health care provider immediately. If you are unsure about anything related to Doxycyline, please talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Drug interaction:

Doxycyline can potentially interact with the following groups of drugs:

  • Aluminum, calcium, magnesium, or iron products
  • Bile-acid sequestrant cholesterol drugs
  • Barbiturates
  • Peniccilins
  • Oral typhoid vaccine
  • Birth control pills
  • Anti-diarrheal drug (Bismuth subsalicylate)
  • Bipolar disorder treatment (Carbamazepine)
  • HIV treatment (Maraviroc)
  • Retinoids
  • Blood thinners (Warfarin)
  • ACE inhibitor (Quinapril)
  • Aldosterone antagonist (Eplerenone)
  • Opioid pain killer (Fentanyl)
  • Anticonvulsant (phenytoin)

It is possible that all drug interactions are not presented above. For this reason, we recommend you to talk with your health care provide about drug interactions with Doxycyline which may apply to you.

Additional information for the patients:

The preparation should be taken according to your doctor's recommendations. Never take the drug for conditions which are not presented in the the drug's leaflet. Try to keep the medicine out of the reach of children.