Albendazole is an anthelmintic and anti-worm drug. It is used for treating certain worm-induced infections such as dog tapeworm and pork tapeworm. It prevents newly hatched worms from growing and multiplying in the human body.
The medication is available in the form of tablets for oral administration with food, on a daily basis. The dosage is determined by the doctor depending on the patient’s weight and the type of the disease: Neurocysticercosis, Ascariasis, Hydatid Disease, Filariasis, Enterocolitis, Hookworm Infection, Trichinosis, etc. The treatment may take from 5 days to a month.
Many pharmaceutical companies manufacture generic Albendazole. It's s also available in the market as Generic Albenza.