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Albenza

OVERDOSE

Significant toxicity and mortality were shown in male and female mice at doses exceeding 5,000 mg/kg; in rats, at estimated doses between 1,300 and 2,400 mg/kg; in hamsters, at doses exceeding 10,000 mg/kg; and in rabbits, at estimated doses between 500 and 1,250 mg/kg. In the animals, symptoms were demonstrated in a dose-response relationship and included diarrhea, vomiting, tachycardia, and respiratory distress.

One overdosage has been reported with ALBENZA (albendazole) in a patient who took at least 16 grams over 12 hours. No untoward effects were reported. In case of overdosage, symptomatic therapy and general supportive measures are recommended.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

ALBENZA (albendazole) is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the benzimidazole class of compounds or any components of ALBENZA (albendazole) .

Last reviewed on RxList: 11/9/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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