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  1. albendazolenoun

    An antiparasitic anthelmintic used especially against the larvae of tapeworms

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  1. Albendazole

    Albendazole is a broad-spectrum anthelmintic and antiprotozoal agent of the benzimidazole type. It is used for the treatment of a variety of intestinal parasite infections, including ascariasis, pinworm infection, hookworm infection, trichuriasis, strongyloidiasis, taeniasis, clonorchiasis, opisthorchiasis, cutaneous larva migrans, giardiasis, and gnathostomiasis, among other diseases.Common side effects include nausea, abdominal pain, and headache. Rare but potentially serious side effects include bone marrow suppression which usually improves on discontinuing the medication. Liver inflammation has been reported and those with prior liver problems are at greater risk. It is pregnancy category D in Australia, meaning it may cause harm if taken by pregnant women.Albendazole was developed in 1975. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines.

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  1. Albendazole

    Albendazole, marketed as Albenza, Eskazole, Zentel, Andazol and Alworm, is a benzimidazole drug used for the treatment of a variety of parasitic worm infestations. Although this use is widespread in the United States, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved albendazole for this indication. It is marketed by Amedra Pharmaceuticals. Albendazole was first discovered at the SmithKline Animal Health Laboratories in 1972. It is a broad spectrum anthelmintic, effective against roundworms, tapeworms, and flukes of domestic animals and humans. Albendazole is a WHO Essential Medicine.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Albendazole

    A benzimidazole broad-spectrum anthelmintic structurally related to MEBENDAZOLE that is effective against many diseases. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p38)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of albendazole in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of albendazole in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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