The Brand Name GEKARE Has Generic Salt :: Albendazole 

GEKARE  Is From Company Gsk Priced :: Rs. 8.99

GEKARE have Albendazole is comes under Sub class Anthelmintics of  Main Class Anti Infectives

Main Medicine Class:: Anti Infectives  Sub Medicine Class :: Anthelmintics 

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Albendazole  CAPTAB  Rs. 8.99  1
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 1
 GEKARE  Gsk  400MG  1 Rs. 8.99

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From Gsk :: GEKARE  Albendazole  Anti Infectives Anthelmintics

Indications for Drugs ::

Helminthiasis, Echinococcosis, Neurocysticercosis, Enterobiasis, Ascariasis, Hookworm infections, Strongyloidiasis, Giardiasis, Filariasis

Drug Dose ::

Adult: PO Echinococcosis >60 kg: 400 mg twice daily; <60 kg: 15 mg>60 kg: 400 mg twice daily; <60 kg: 15 mg>2 yr: 400 mg as a single dose; 1-2 yr: 200 mg as a single dose.

Contraindication ::

Pregnancy and lactation. Neonates. Hypersensitivity, liver impairment.

Drug Precautions ::

Monitor blood counts and liver function. Administer within 7 days of start of normal menstruation in women of childbearing age. Adequate nonhormonal contraceptive measures must be taken during and for 1 mth after therapy. Perform liver function tests and blood counts before and every 2 wk during high dose therapy of hydatid disease.

Drug Side Effects ::

GI discomfort, headache, nausea, dizziness, allergic reactions, pruritus, raised liver enzymes, alopecia and dry mouth. Potentially Fatal: Bone marrow depression.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category


Drug Mode of Action ::  

Albendazole sulfoxide (active metabolite), causes selective degeneration of cytoplasmic microtubules in intestinal and tegmental cells of intestinal helminths and larvae; glycogen is depleted, glucose uptake and cholinesterase secretion are impaired and desecratory substances accumulate intracellulary. ATP production decreases, causing energy depletion, immobilisation and worm death.

Drug Interactions ::

Increased serum concentrations w/ dexamethasone, praziquantel and cimetidine. Decreased serum concentrations w/ aminoquinoline (antimalarials), carbamazepine, phenobarbital, and phenytoin.


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