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Aldes (Albendazole) is a broad spectrum anthelmintic agent active against a wide range of helminthes.
Aldes (Albendazole) can be effectively used against hookworm, roundworm, threadworm, whipworm, strongyloides, tapeworm, hydatid disease, systemic nematodes and giardiasis.
Dosage and administration
Adults or children over 2 years of age: A single dose of 400 mg (1 Aldes-DS Tablet or 10 ml Aldes Suspension) in cases of Enterobius vermicularis, Trichuris trichuria, Ascaris lumbricoides, Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus.
In cases of strongyloidiasis or taeniasis, 400 mg as a single dose should be given for 3 consecutive days.
If the patient is not cured on follow-up after three weeks, a second course of treatment is indicated. No specific procedures such as fasting or purging are required.
Children under 2 years of age: Not recommended.
Hydatid disease: For Echinococcus granulosus, adult over 60 kg, medical treatment, 800 mg daily in divided doses for 28 days followed by 14 dosage-free days; up to 3 cycles of treatment may be given.
Adjunct in surgical treatment, pre-surgery, 800 mg daily in divided doses for 28 days followed by 14 dosage-free days, repeat cycle once before surgery; post-surgery ( if viable cysts after pre-surgery treatment, or if no pre-surgery treatment, or if only short pre-surgery course), 800 mg daily in divided doses for 28 days followed by 14 dosage-free days, repeat cycle once, Echinococcus multilocularis, adult over 60 kg, 800 mg daily in divided doses for 28 days followed by 14 dosage-free days; prolonged treatment may be required.