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Eldoben 400mg Tab

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By ELDER PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
1 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Albendazole(400.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTHELMINTIC

Medical Description

Eldoben 400mg Tab contains Albendazole which is used against worm infection.
    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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uses

Uses of Eldoben 400mg Tab

Worm infections
contraindications

Contraindications of Eldoben 400mg Tab

  • If you are allergic to Benzimidazole class of medicines like Mebendazole or any other components of the medicine
  • Pregnancy
sideEffects

Side effects of Eldoben 400mg Tab

  • Headache
  • Feeling dizzy
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Patchy hair loss
  • Fever
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Eldoben 400mg Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Eldoben 400mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Albendazole must not be used during pregnancy; it has the potential to harm the unborn baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Eldoben 400mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Albendazole passes into breast milk. Caution is advised when Albendazole is used while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Eldoben 400mg Tab?
A:
You may feel dizzy after a dose of this medicine. Caution is needed while driving or operating machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Eldoben 400mg Tab?
A:
Drinking alcohol, along with this medicine, may increase the risk of liver problems. It is advised to limit the consumption of alcohol during the treatment.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you are a young woman; it is essential to have a negative pregnancy test before starting this medication
  • You have liver disease
  • You are suffering from fits or seizures
  • You experience bone marrow suppression or decrease in blood cell count
  • You have a headache or fits immediately after starting the treatment
  • You may experience damage on the retina
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Eldoben 400mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Albendazole disrupts the metabolism of parasitic worms and thus kills them by depriving them of glucose and energy.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Eldoben 400mg Tab

Eldoben 400mg Tab can be swallowed with a glass of water. Please take it as directed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Eldoben 400mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to reduce stomach acidity (antacids) like Cimetidine
  • Medicines used to treat fits or seizure (anti-seizure) like Carbamazepine, Phenytoin, Phenobarbital
  • Medicines used to treat worm infections (Praziquantel)
  • Medicines used to suppress immune response (Dexamethasone)
  • Medicines used to treat HIV/ AIDS (Ritonavir)

Interactions with food items

  • Eldoben 400mg Tab should be taken with food
  • Grapefruit or grapefruit juice should be avoided as it may worsen the side effects of Albendazole
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Eldoben 400mg Tab

  • It should be kept in a dry place at a temperature below 30°C
  • Please protect it from light
  • Keep it out of reach of children
dosage

Dosage of Eldoben 400mg Tab

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose include diarrhea, vomiting, rapid heartbeat
  • If you think you had an overdose of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Rukman Mecca

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What else should I know before taking Eldoben 400mg Tab?

  • Albendazole should not be used in pregnancy or if you are planning a pregnancy
  • Women of childbearing age are advised to take this medicine during their first week of menstruation or after a negative pregnancy test
  • Women should also take measures not to have a positive pregnancy test until one month after stopping this medication

Q: I suspect worm infections in my kid; can I start him on Eldoben 400mg Tab?

A: Albendazole should be used only under medical supervision. It can cause some severe side effects and you are advised not to self-medicate.

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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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