Warbend Tablet

Composition:

Each WARBEND tablet contains albendazole 40mg.

Description:

WARBEND is the brand name for one of the highly potent anti-helminthic agent - albendazole. This drug effectively addresses helminthic infections that are caused by hookworm, roundworm and whipworm. Albendazole possesses broad-spectrum activity. It blocks the tubulin polymerization and its assembly into microtubules in the cytoplasm.

Albendazole causes degenerative changes in the cells of the parasites and those include, reduced glucose uptake and glycogen storage in the larval cells, inhibition of the spindle fiber formation, inhibition of egg production, development and hatching of the produced eggs. This drug also interferes with metabolic activities of the parasites, their cell motility, cell integrity and the intracellular transport and all these will ultimately contribute to the death of the parasitic organisms.

Indications:

  • Ascariasis
  • Hookworm Infection
  • Hydatid disease caused by Echinococcus granulosus
  • Neurocysticercosis caused by Taenia solium
  • Alveolar echinococcosis
  • Capillariasis
  • Cystic echinococcosis
  • Enterobiasis
  • Giardiasis
  • Neurocysticercosis
  • Strongyloidiasis
  • Trichostrongyliasis
  • Trichuriasis

Dosage and Administration:

As directed by the physician

Contraindication:

WARBEND tablets are contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity towards albendazole and benzimidazoles. This medicine is also contraindicated in patients with anemia, bone marrow failure, decreased levels of neutrophils, hepatic disorders and kidney disorders.

Adverse effects:

Adverse effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, headache, dizziness, unusual tiredness, dark urine and temporary hair loss.

Precaution:

There are no sufficient and well-controlled studies when it comes to albendazole administration in pregnant women and nursing mothers. Therefore, if you are pregnant or nursing, discuss with your doctor about your condition before taking this medicine.

Presentation:

WARBEND tablets are available in 10X5X1’s blister packing.

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