Albenza is a prescription medication that is used to treat worm infections including dog tapeworm and pork tapeworm. Albenza contains the anthelmintic drug albendazole and works by preventing newly hatched worms inside the body from growing or multiplying.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Albenza include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of albendazole:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Albenza?
If you miss a dose of Albenza, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What else is Albenza called?
Albenza is also known as Zentel internationally. Zentel is the same brand name medication with a different name internationally and is not a generic alternative medication. Generic Albenza is called albendazole.