Albendazole capsules is generally well tolerated and rarely produce side effects in patients of all ages, including children and pregnant women (very high doses have been known to cause embryotoxic or fetotoxic effects in some laboratory animals, but clinical experience does not support these findings). Albendazole capsule price frequently causes mild gastrointestinal upset at the dose used to treat worm infestations, but it is a rare occurrence. Albendazol may also cause anemia and leukopenia in some patients.
Pure albendazole capsules is an FDA-approved anti-helminthic drug, licensed to treat various worm infections, including Ascaris lumbricoides, hookworms ("Necator americanus"), and trichuris trichiura. Albendazole capsules for sale is also effective against Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm), but not Strongyloides stercoralis or whipworm ("Trichuris trichiura"). Albendazole is a broad-spectrum antihelminthic agent, alongside praziquantel and mebendazole.
In the United States, albendazole is the only one of the three drugs for sale as an over-the-counter medication (OTC) for human use, the remaining two being available by prescription only. Albendazole is available as a generic medication, and is often used in conjunction with other medications, such as mebendazole.
Albendazole is sold under the brand name Albenza in the US and by other trade names worldwide.