Albendazole

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Albendazole (albendazole systemic) is a member of the drug class anthelmintics and is used to treat Ascariasis, Capillariasis, Cutaneous Larva Migrans, Cysticercus cellulosae, Echinococcus, Filariasis - Elephantiasis, Giardiasis, Gnathostomiasis, Hookworm Infection - Necator or Ancylostoma, Hydatid Disease, Liver Fluke, Microsporidiosis, Neurocysticercosis, Pinworm Infection - Enterobius vermicularis, Strongyloidiasis, Trichinosis, Trichostrongylosis, Visceral Larva Migrans - Toxicariasis and Whipworm Infection.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

P02CA03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0054965-21-8

Chemical Formula

C12-H15-N3-O2-S

Molecular Weight

265

Therapeutic Categories

Imidazole derivative

Anthelmintic agent

Chemical Names

Carbamic acid, [5-(propylthio)-1H-benzimidazol-2-yl]-, methyl ester (USAN)

Methyl 5-(propylthio)-2-benzimidazolecarbamate (WHO)

Methyl 5-propylthio-1H-benzimidazol-2-ylcarbamate (BAN)

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Albendazole (OS: BAN, DCF, JAN, USAN)
  • SKF 62979 (IS: GlaxoSmithKline)
  • Albendazol (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Albendazole (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Albendazolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Albendazole Oxide (OS: BAN)
  • (+-)-Albendazole sulfoxide (IS)
  • Ricobendazole (IS)
  • RS-8852 (IS)
  • Rycobendazole (IS)

Brand Names

  • Abentel
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh; Atlantic Lab, Thailand; Atlantic Laboratories, China
  • ABZ
    Indoco, India; Indoco Remedies, Kenya
  • Abz Plus (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Indoco, India
  • Actifuge (veterinary use)
    Laboratoires Biové, France
  • Acure
    Pharmix, Pakistan
  • Adazol
    Roemmers, Peru
  • AL
    Radicura, India
  • Alba
    IQB, Brazil; Navana, Bangladesh
  • Albagen
    Genera Pharma, Pakistan
  • Albakil
    Beta Healthcare, Kenya
  • Albamax-DS
    Ziska, Bangladesh
  • Albasol
    Regal, Kenya
  • Albatel
    TO Chemicals, Thailand
  • Albax
    Sphinx, Kenya
  • Albazio
    Agio, India
  • Albazio Plus (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Agio, India
  • Alben
    Biolab, Thailand; Bios, Peru; Eskayef, Bangladesh; GlaxoSmithKline, Kenya; West Coast Pharmaceuticals, Kenya; Bryon, Pakistan
  • Alben (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Australia
  • Albenda
    Julphar, Bahrain; Julphar, Oman; Milano, Thailand
  • Albendazol Biofarma
    Biofarm, Romania
  • Albendazol Genfar
    Genfar, Peru; Genfar S.A., Colombia; Genfar S.A., Costa Rica; Genfar S.A., Dominican Republic; Genfar S.A., Guatemala; Genfar S.A., Honduras; Genfar S.A., Nicaragua; Genfar S.A., Panama; Genfar S.A., El Salvador; Genfar, Ecuador
  • Albendazol MK
    McKesson, Ecuador; MK, Colombia; MK Medicamentos, El Salvador; MK Medicamentos/Corporación Bonima, S.A. de C.V., Costa Rica; MK Medicamentos/Corporación Bonima, S.A. de C.V., Dominican Republic; MK Medicamentos/Corporación Bonima, S.A. de C.V., Guatemala; MK Medicamentos/Corporación Bonima, S.A. de C.V., Honduras; MK Medicamentos/Corporación Bonima, S.A. de C.V., Nicaragua; MK Medicamentos/Corporación Bonima, S.A. de C.V., Panama
  • Albendazol Nifa
    Nifa, Ecuador
  • Albendazol
    AZ Pharma, Colombia; Biogalenic, Venezuela; Calidad, Venezuela; Calox, Venezuela; Cofasa, Venezuela; Ducto, Brazil; Elter - Medicamentos Genéricos, Venezuela; Farmindustria, Peru; Induquimica, Peru; Intra, Venezuela; Iqfarma, Peru; Leti, Venezuela; Neo Quimica, Brazil; New Pharma, Venezuela; Ozone Laboratories, Romania; Pentacoop, Colombia; Portugal, Peru; Proula, Venezuela; Roemmers, Venezuela; Roxfarma, Peru; Spefar, Venezuela; Synthesis, Colombia; Vivax, Venezuela; Inst. de Medicamentos e Alergia IMA, Brazil
  • Albendazol (veterinary use)
    Animedic, Germany
  • Albendazol-aniMedica (veterinary use)
    aniMedica, Austria
  • Albendazole C (Albendazole and Selenium (veterinary use))
    Merial Ancare, New Zealand
  • Albendazole Makers Lab
    Makers Lab, Myanmar
  • Albendazole
    Flamingo, Kenya; Gracure, Kenya; Medivet, Kenya; Sanya, Kenya; Shin Poong Pharma, Ethiopia; Universal Pharmacy, Kenya
  • Albendazole (veterinary use)
    Kela, Belgium; Merial Ancare, New Zealand; Western Stock Distributors, Australia
  • Albendix
    Bryon, Pakistan
  • Albendol
    Micro Labs, India; Micro Labs, Kenya; Micro Labs, Myanmar
  • Albenil (veterinary use)
    Virbac, United Kingdom
  • Albensure (veterinary use)
    Animax Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Albent
    Acto, India
  • Albentel
    Elifarma, Peru
  • Albenza
    CorePharma, United States; Paramount, Pakistan
  • Albenze
    Essential Pharma, Kenya
  • Albenzol
    ECU, Ecuador
  • Albestar
    Minova, India
  • Albex (veterinary use)
    Agrovete, Portugal; Chanelle, Ireland; Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom; Stricker, Switzerland
  • Albezol
    SM Pharma, Venezuela
  • Albezole
    Khalendlwal, Ethiopia; Khandelwal, Myanmar; Medopharm, Myanmar
  • Albicar
    Elmor, Venezuela
  • Albol
    East West, India
  • Albuzol
    Cosmos, Kenya
  • Alentin DS
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Alentin
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Alfuca
    Kenyaku, Thailand
  • Alin
    Millet Roux, Brazil
  • Almed
    Raka Poshi, Pakistan
  • Almex
    Square, Bangladesh; Square Pharma, Malaysia; Square Pharmaceuticals, Kenya
  • Alminth
    Torrent, Bahrain; Torrent, Kenya; Torrent Pharmaceuticals, Ethiopia
  • Alovac
    Siza, Pakistan
  • Alphin DS
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Alpin DS
    Beximco, Kenya
  • Alponal
    Aversi, Georgia
  • Altoa
    Laboratory & Allied Equipment, Kenya
  • Alvect (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Trumac, India
  • Alzad
    Wockhardt, India
  • Alzed
    General Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Alzental
    Eipico Egyptian International Pharmaceutical Industries CO, Ethiopia; Shin Poong, Singapore
  • Alzol
    Pharmasant, Thailand
  • Alzole
    Universal Pharmacy, Kenya
  • Analon Galeno
    Galeno, Colombia
  • Andazol
    Biofarma, Turkey; Biofarma Pharmaceuticals, Ethiopia
  • Anthal
    Medera, Pakistan
  • Antheda
    Osoth, Thailand
  • Arrest (Albendazole and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Merial Ancare, New Zealand
  • Ascapil-A (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Abbott, India
  • Ascarol
    Neo-Fármaco, Ecuador
  • Asen
    Sanofi-Aventis, Bangladesh
  • Avir
    Quimica, Ecuador
  • Azole
    Bio-Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Band
    Vensat, India
  • Bandy
    Mankind, India
  • Bandy Plus (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Mankind, India
  • Bazole
    Neutro Pharma, Pakistan
  • Ben-A
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Bendazol
    Stanley, Pakistan
  • Bendex-400
    Cipla Medpro, South Africa
  • Benrod
    Invision, India
  • Benrod-I (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Invision, India
  • Bentil
    Alliance, Pakistan
  • Benzol
    Mercury Lab, Philippines
  • Benzole
    Flamingo Pharmacueticals, Ethiopia
  • Bevindazol
    Vincenti, Venezuela
  • Biwom
    Zydus, India
  • Bovamax (veterinary use)
    Bomac Animal Health, Australia
  • Bruzol
    Bruluart, Mexico
  • Buxol
    Buffington's, Mexico
  • C Cobistal (Albendazole and Secnidazole)
    Nycomed, Mexico
  • Cental
    Brisafarma, Peru
  • Ceva Albendazole (Albendazole and Selenium (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, South Africa
  • Ceva Leval (Albendazole and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, South Africa
  • Champs
    CCM, Malaysia
  • Ciclopar
    Weider, Colombia
  • Cidazole
    Juggat, India
  • Clearworm
    Invision, India
  • Closal (Albendazole and Closantel (veterinary use))
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia; Intervet / Schering-Plough Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Colleague (Albendazole and Pyraclofos (veterinary use))
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • Concentrat Albendazole (veterinary use)
    Sogeval, France
  • Crede Mintic Elbezole (veterinary use)
    Experto Vet, South Africa
  • Dalben
    Krka, Slovenia
  • Despar
    Icofarma, Colombia
  • Digezanol
    Hormona, Mexico
  • Disthelm (veterinary use)
    Qalian, France
  • Duador
    Gedeon Richter, Romania
  • Duell (Albendazole and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal, New Zealand
  • Eben DS
    Edruc, Bangladesh
  • Eben
    Edruc, Bangladesh
  • Ebex
    Madhav BioTech, India
  • Elmin
    Jayson, Bangladesh
  • Endospec (veterinary use)
    Bimeda, United Kingdom
  • Enmed
    Lerd Singh, Myanmar
  • Eskazole
    GlaxoSmithKline, Austria; GlaxoSmithKline, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline, Germany; GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, France; GlaxoSmithKline, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, Japan; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; IFET, Greece
  • Estazol
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Extender (Albendazole and Ivermectin (veterinary use))
    Merial Ancare, New Zealand
  • Extender (veterinary use)
    Merial Ancare, New Zealand; Merial Australia, Australia
  • Fagol
    PharmaBrand, Ecuador
  • Fintel
    Medco, Peru
  • First Drench (Albendazole and Praziquantel, + Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Merial Ancare, New Zealand
  • Gardal (veterinary use)
    Intervet, South Africa
  • Gekare
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Gendazel
    General Drugs House, Thailand
  • H.G. Alben
    H.G., Ecuador
  • Helal
    Roemmers, Venezuela
  • Helben
    Mecosin, Indonesia
  • Helmadol
    Eipico, Georgia
  • Helmintol
    Biotecsi, Georgia
  • Helmizol
    Biofarma, Georgia
  • Hymin
    Intra, India
  • Imectin Forte (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Pulse, India
  • Infesen
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Infestop
    Cheminter, Guatemala
  • Italbenzol
    Italpharma, Ecuador
  • Iumizol
    Leclerc, Peru
  • Ivercid-A (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    East West, India
  • Kosozole
    Medicorp Technologies, Ethiopia
  • Labenda
    Medicine Products, Thailand
  • Leo
    Charoen Bhaesaj, Thailand
  • Leviben (Albendazole and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Lupibend
    Lupin, India
  • Lurdex
    Liferpal, Mexico
  • Manozide
    March, Thailand
  • MDB Maxicare (Albendazole and Closantel (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, South Africa
  • Mebel
    Medicon, Bangladesh
  • Mesin
    Unison, Malaysia; Unison, Thailand
  • Milibend
    Glenmark, India
  • Monozol
    EMS, Brazil
  • Nematil
    GlaxoSmithKline, Colombia
  • Nemazole
    IPCA, Oman
  • Nemozole
    Ipca, India; Ipca Laboratories, Ethiopia; Ipca Laboratories Ltd., Russian Federation
  • Noworm
    Alkem, India
  • Olban
    Indoco, India
  • Optamax (Albendazole and Ivermectin (veterinary use))
    Merial Australia, Australia
  • Ovis
    Dae Hwa Pharmaceuticals, Ethiopia
  • Ovispec (veterinary use)
    Janssen-Cilag Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Oxal (Albendazole and Quinfamide)
    More Pharma, Mexico
  • Oxarmin
    Laprofar, Dominican Republic
  • Parasi-Kit (Albendazole and Secnidazole)
    Rocnarf, Ecuador
  • Parasi-Kit Pediátrico (Albendazole and Secnidazole (pediatric))
    Rocnarf, Ecuador
  • Parasin
    Aché, Brazil
  • Parasipack (Albendazole and Secnidazole)
    PharmaBrand, Ecuador
  • Parasitel
    Markos, Peru
  • Pazidol 1-2 (Albendazole and Secnidazole)
    Life, Ecuador
  • Prodose (Albendazole and Closantel (veterinary use))
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Prodose (veterinary use)
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Prothelmint (Albendazole and Secnidazole)
    Lamosan, Ecuador
  • Pyme ABZ400
    PMP, Vietnam
  • Q Drench (Albendazole and Levamisole, + Closantel, + Abamectin (veterinary use))
    Jurox, Australia; Jurox, New Zealand
  • Rediout
    Dr. Reddy's, India
  • Rotopar
    Chalver, Ecuador
  • Rumifuge (veterinary use)
    Sogeval, France
  • Sel-J Albendazole
    Sel-J, Philippines
  • Sintel
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Sostril
    Vargas, Venezuela
  • Strategik (veterinary use)
    Jurox, Australia
  • Taron
    Biotech, Venezuela
  • Thelban
    Biolab, Malaysia
  • Tramazole (veterinary use)
    Tulivin, United Kingdom
  • Uniminth
    Dropesac, Peru
  • Unizol
    Infaca, Dominican Republic
  • Valbantel (Albendazole and Closantel (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Valbazen (veterinary use)
    Botéba, Netherlands; Coopers Animal Health, Australia; Eli Lilly, United Kingdom; Novivet, Netherlands; Orion, Sweden; Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Poland; Pfizer Animal Health, Australia; Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium; Pfizer Animal Health, Switzerland; Pfizer Animal Health, Italy; Pfizer Animal Health, Luxembourg; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands; Pfizer Animal Health, Norway; Pfizer Animal Health, United States; Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa; Pfizer Santé Animale, France
  • Varbend
    Zota, India
  • Vastus
    Sandoz, Argentina
  • Vemizol
    CCM, Malaysia
  • Vendazol
    Zuoz, Venezuela
  • Veralben
    Galiafarm, Ecuador
  • Vermigen
    Genamerica, Ecuador
  • Vermital
    Elofar, Brazil
  • Vermitan (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, Poland
  • Vermixide
    Polipharm, Thailand
  • Vermoil
    Farmo Quimica, Chile
  • Veteol (veterinary use)
    Eurovet, Netherlands
  • Vormout
    Cadila, India
  • Warmact (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Active HC, India
  • Womiban
    Blue Cross, India
  • Wormicare
    Azine, India
  • Wormicare Forte (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Azine, India
  • Wormicare Plus (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Azine, India
  • Wormpel
    Aglowmed, India
  • Xenda
    Eros Pharma, Ethiopia; Micro Eros, India
  • Z Zole
    Opalia, Tunisia
  • Zeben
    Siam Bheasach, Thailand
  • Zela
    Unison, Thailand
  • Zelbend
    Zydus, India
  • Zental
    GlaxoSmithKline, Oman
  • Zentel
    GlaxoSmithKline, Antigua & Barbuda; GlaxoSmithKline, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline, Aruba; GlaxoSmithKline, Barbados; GlaxoSmithKline, Bulgaria; GlaxoSmithKline, Bermuda; GlaxoSmithKline, Brazil; GlaxoSmithKline, Bahamas; GlaxoSmithKline, Switzerland; GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, Czech Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Ecuador; GlaxoSmithKline, Ethiopia; GlaxoSmithKline, France; GlaxoSmithKline, Grenada; GlaxoSmithKline, Georgia; GlaxoSmithKline, Guyana; GlaxoSmithKline, India; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Jamaica; GlaxoSmithKline, Cayman Islands; GlaxoSmithKline, Saint Lucia; GlaxoSmithKline, Mexico; GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; GlaxoSmithKline, Oman; GlaxoSmithKline, Peru; GlaxoSmithKline, Philippines; GlaxoSmithKline, Poland; GlaxoSmithKline, Portugal; GlaxoSmithKline, Romania; GlaxoSmithKline, Singapore; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovenia; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovakia; GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand; GlaxoSmithKline, Tunisia; GlaxoSmithKline, Trinidad & Tobago; GlaxoSmithKline, Venezuela; GlaxoSmithKline, Vietnam; GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa; IFET, Greece; SmithKline & French, China
  • Zentrax
    Korea United, Myanmar
  • Zenzera
    Bangkok Lab & Cosmetic®, Thailand
  • Zoben
    Pharmaniaga, Malaysia
  • Zolben
    Sanofi Aventis, Brazil
  • Allverm (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Combi (Albendazole and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health Australasia, Australia
  • Gardal (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Italy
  • Rycoben (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom

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ISInofficial Synonym
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OSOfficial Synonym
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USANUnited States Adopted Name
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