FAQs related to Albendazole 400 Mg
Is Albendazole 400mg Tablet an antibiotic?
Yes, Albendazole 400mg Tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used to treat various infections caused by worms. Albendazole 400mg Tablet should be taken only when prescribed by the doctor.
What is Albendazole 400mg Tablet used for?
Albendazole 400mg Tablet is used for the treatment of infections caused by helminths (worms) like pin worms/thread worms, roundworms, hookworms, whip worms, liver flukes and tapeworm infections. Along with that, the medicine has shown good activity against some organisms that can survive without oxygen too, like Giardia lamblia and Trichomonas vaginalis. Please consult your doctor before taking any treatment for worms as there could be many worms against which Albendazole 400mg Tablet would not be effective.
How does Albendazole 400mg Tablet work?
Albendazole 400mg Tablet works by killing the larva and the adult form of the worm by reducing the energy source (glucose) of the worms. This helps to decrease the mobility of the worms and they die eventually.
What is the best time to take Albendazole 400mg Tablet?
Albendazole 400mg Tablet should be taken exactly as advised by the doctor. Do not self-medicate. However, it may be given once or twice a day depending on the condition you are being treated for. It may be taken in the morning or evening. It is usually prescribed to be taken on an empty stomach but you may be asked to take it with food for treating some conditions. Follow your doctoru2019s advice carefully to get the most benefit.