- Are Albenza and Sklice the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Albenza?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Sklice?
- What Is Albenza?
- What Is Sklice?
- What Drugs Interact with Albenza?
- What Drugs Interact with Sklice?
- How Should Albenza Be Taken?
- How Should Sklice Be Taken?
Are Albenza and Sklice the Same Thing?
What Are Possible Side Effects of Albenza?
Common side effects of Albenza include:
Tell your doctor if you have serious side effects of Albenza including:
- vision changes,
- yellowing eyes or skin,
- severe stomach or abdominal pain,
- dark urine,
- unusual tiredness,
- easy bruising or bleeding,
- signs of infection (e.g., fever, persistent sore throat),
- changes in the amount of urine,
- severe or persistent headache,
- confusion, or
- very stiff neck.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Sklice?
Common side effects of Sklice include:
What Is Albenza?
Albenza (albendazole) is a broad spectrum anthelmintic, or anti-worm medication used to treat certain infections caused by worms such as pork tapeworm and dog tapeworm.
What Is Sklice?
Sklice Lotion is a pediculicide indicated for the topical treatment of head lice infestations in patients 6 months of age and older.
What Drugs Interact With Albenza?
Albenza may interact with other medications including antibiotics, cimetidine, dexamethasone, praziquantel, or theophylline. Tell your doctor all medications you are taking. During pregnancy, Albenza should be used only when prescribed. It may harm a fetus.
What Drugs Interact With Sklice?
There are no known drug interactions.
How Should Albenza Be Taken?
Dosing of Albenza varies, depending upon which parasitic infection is being treated.
How Should Sklice Be Taken?
Sklice is dosed in single-use tubes. Sklice should be applied to dry hair in an amount sufficient (up to 1 tube) to thoroughly coat the hair and scalp. Sklice should be rinsed out of the hair after 10 minutes and any unused portion of Sklice should be discarded.
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