- A derivative of benzimidazole, albendazole is a drug with a broad antihelmintic spectrum.
- Safe and easy to administer.
- Shown to be active against the major intestinal nematodes and three cestode species infecting humans.
- Single oral dose, albendazole was highly effective in,
- Ascariasis (91.9%),
- Ancylostomiasis caused by Ancylostoma duodenale (87.2%), and
- H nana infection (71.4%).
- Well tolerated with no abnormalities in hematological or blood chemistry values.