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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.

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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

Anthelmintic agent

Imidazole derivative

Chemical Names

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

Metyl 5-(propyltio)-2-benzimidazolecarbamate (WHO)

Metyl 5-propyltio-1H-benzimidazol-2-ylcarbamate (BAN)

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Albendazole (OS: BAN, DCF, JAN, USAN)
  • SKF 62979 (IS: GlaxoSmithKline)
  • Albendazol (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Albendazole (PH: BP 2015, Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4, USP 37)
  • Albendazolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Albendazole Oxide (OS: BAN)
  • (+-)-Albendazole sulfoxide (IS)
  • Ricobendazole (IS)
  • RS-8852 (IS)
  • Rycobendazole (IS)

Brand Names

  • Abentel
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh; Atlantic Laboratories, China
  • Abetil
    Bagó, Ecuador
  • ABZ
    Indoco Remedies, Kenya
  • Actifuge (veterinary use)
    Laboratoires Biové, France
  • Acure
    Pharmix, Pakistan
  • Adazol
    Acromax, Ecuador; PNF, Philippines; Roemmers, Peru
  • Ah-Micol (Albendazole and Quinfamide)
    Genomma Laboratories México, Mexico
  • Ah-Micol Infantil (Albendazole and Quinfamide (pediatric))
    Genomma Laboratories México, Mexico
  • Ah-Micol Junior (Albendazole and Quinfamide (pediatric))
    Genomma Laboratories México, Mexico
  • Alba
    IQB, Brazil; Navana, Bangladesh
  • Albacert (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Albagen
    Genera Pharma, Pakistan
  • Albakil
    Beta Healthcare, Kenya
  • Albamax-DS
    Ziska, Bangladesh
  • Albasol
    Regal, Kenya
  • Albatel
    TO Chemicals, Thailand
  • Albax
    Sphinx, Kenya
  • Albeder
    Wonder, India
  • Albeder-IR (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Wonder, India
  • Albelox
    Lutecia, Colombia
  • Albemed
    Medicpharma, Thailand
  • Alben
    Biolab, Thailand; Bios, Peru; Eskayef, Bangladesh; GlaxoSmithKline, Kenya; Laboratorios H.G., Ecuador; West Coast Pharmaceuticals, Kenya; Bryon, Pakistan
  • Alben (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Australia
  • Albencare (veterinary use)
    Ancare Ireland, Ireland
  • Albenda
    Julphar, Lebanon; Julphar, Oman; Milano, Thailand
  • Albendakem
    Exmek, Peru
  • Albendazol
    Biogalenic, Venezuela; Britania, Peru; Calidad, Venezuela; Calox, Venezuela; Cofasa, Venezuela; Ducto, Brazil; Elter - Medicamentos Genéricos, Venezuela; Farmindustria, Peru; Farvet, Peru; Grünenthal, Peru; Induquimica, Peru; Intra, Venezuela; Iqfarma, Peru; La Sante, Peru; LCG, Peru; Leti, Venezuela; Neo Quimica, Brazil; New Pharma, Venezuela; Portugal, Peru; Proula, Venezuela; Qualicont, Peru; Quilab, Peru; Roemmers, Venezuela; Roxfarma, Peru; Spefar, Venezuela; Vivax, Venezuela; Inst. de Medicamentos e Alergia IMA, Brazil
  • Albendazol (veterinary use)
    Animedic, Germany
  • Albendazol Anglopharma
    Anglopharma, Colombia
  • Albendazol A-Z
    AZ Pharma, Colombia
  • Albendazol Biogen
    Biogen, Colombia
  • Albendazol Colgenericos
    Laboratorios Colgenéricos, Colombia
  • Albendazol ECU
    ECU, Ecuador
  • Albendazol Farmandina
    Farmandina, Ecuador
  • Albendazol G.M.
    G.M., Ecuador
  • 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 Kronos
    Kronos, Ecuador
  • Albendazol La Santé
    La Santé, Colombia; La Santé, Ecuador
  • Albendazol Labinco
    Labinco, Colombia
  • Albendazol Labormed
    Labormed Pharma, Romania
  • Albendazol Labovida
    Labovida, Ecuador
  • Albendazol Lafrancol
    Lafrancol, Colombia
  • Albendazol Laproff
    Laproff, Colombia
  • Albendazol MK
    MK, Colombia; MK, Ecuador
  • Albendazol Nifa
    Nifa, Ecuador
  • Albendazol Rocnarf
    Rocnarf, Ecuador
  • Albendazol Tofis
    Tofis, Ecuador
  • Albendazol Vim
    VIM Spectrum, Romania
  • Albendazol-aniMedica (veterinary use)
    aniMedica, Austria
  • Albendazole
    Flamingo, Kenya; Gracure, Kenya; Medivet, Kenya; Sanya, Kenya; Universal Pharmacy, Kenya
  • Albendazole (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, South Africa; Merial, New Zealand; Western Stock Distributors, Australia
  • Albendazole USP
    Micro Labs, Georgia
  • Albendix
    Bryon, Pakistan
  • Albendol
    Micro Labs, Kenya; Micro Labs, Myanmar; Vianex, Greece
  • Alben-Hero
    Heromycin Pharma, Thailand
  • Albenil (veterinary use)
    Virbac, United Kingdom
  • Albenstar
    Gena, Ecuador
  • Albensure (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Albent
    Acto, India
  • Albentel
    Elifarma, Peru
  • Alben-VC
    Vesco Pharma, Thailand
  • Albenz
    Pranshu, India; The Forty-Two, Thailand
  • Albenza
    Paramount, Pakistan
  • Albenze
    Essential Pharma, Kenya
  • Albenzol
    ECU, Ecuador
  • Albestar
    Minova, India
  • Albex (veterinary use)
    Chanelle, Ireland; Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Albex 10% (veterinary use)
    Stricker, Switzerland
  • Albez
    GMP, Georgia
  • Albezol
    SM Pharma, Venezuela; Union Drug, Thailand
  • Albezole
    Medopharm, Myanmar
  • Albicar
    Elmor, Venezuela
  • Albol
    East West, India
  • Albuzol
    Cosmos, Kenya
  • Alda
    Thai Nakorn Patana, Thailand
  • Aldal
    Ramos, Nicaragua
  • Aldazole
    Utopian, Thailand
  • Aldew
    Doctor's Chemical Works, Bangladesh
  • Aldin DS
    Techno, Bangladesh
  • Alentin
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Alentin DS
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Alfuca
    Kenyaku, Thailand
  • Alin
    Millet Roux, Brazil
  • Almed
    Raka Poshi, Pakistan
  • Almex
    Square, Bangladesh; Square Pharma, Malaysia; Square Pharmaceuticals, Kenya
  • Alminth
    Torrent, Kenya
  • Alovac
    Siza, Pakistan
  • Alphin DS
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Alpin DS
    Beximco, Kenya
  • Alponal
    Aversi, Georgia
  • Altoa
    Laboratory & Allied Equipment, Kenya
  • Alzed
    General Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Alzental
    Eipico, Egypt; Shin Poong, Singapore
  • Alzol
    Pharmasant Lab, Thailand
  • Alzole
    Universal Pharmacy, Kenya
  • Amezolin
    Gruinfacol, Colombia
  • Analon Galeno
    Galeno, Colombia
  • Andazol
    Biofarma, Turkey
  • Anthal
    Medera, Pakistan
  • Antizole
    Alexandria Co., Egypt
  • Arrest (Albendazole and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Ascapil-A (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    AHPL, India
  • Ascarol
    Neo-Fármaco, Ecuador
  • Asen
    Sanofi-Aventis, Bangladesh
  • Asiben
    Asiatic Lab, Bangladesh
  • Aviband
    Avalanche, India
  • Avir
    Quimica Ariston, 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
  • Bendax
    Sigma, Egypt
  • Bendazol
    Stanley, Pakistan
  • Bendex
    Cipla, India
  • Bendex-400
    Cipla Medpro, South Africa
  • Benrod
    Invision, India
  • Benrod-I (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Invision, India
  • Bentil
    Alliance, Pakistan
  • Benyad
    Inpac Pharma, Thailand
  • Benzatel
    Labovida, Ecuador
  • Benzol
    Mercury Lab, Philippines
  • Bevindazol
    Vincenti, Venezuela
  • Biwom
    Zydus, India
  • Bovamax (veterinary use)
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Bovitec Plus (veterinary use)
    J. & M. Veterinary Services, Ireland
  • Bruzol
    Bruluart, Mexico
  • CB
    Charoen Bhaesaj Lab, Thailand
  • Cental
    Brisafarma, Peru
  • Ceprazol
    Marfan, Peru
  • Ceva Leval (Albendazole and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, South Africa
  • Ciclopar
    Weider, Colombia
  • Cidazole
    Juggat, India
  • Clearworm
    Invision, India
  • Closal (Albendazole and Closantel (veterinary use))
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • Colidetol
    Lafrancol, Colombia
  • Colleague (Albendazole and Pyraclofos (veterinary use))
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • Concentrat VO 69 Albendazole (veterinary use)
    Sogeval, France
  • Despar NF
    Icofarma, Colombia
  • Disthelm (veterinary use)
    Qalian, France
  • Duador
    Gedeon Richter, Romania
  • Duell (Albendazole and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Eben
    Edruc, Bangladesh
  • Eben DS
    Edruc, Bangladesh
  • Ebex
    Madhav BioTech, India
  • Elmin
    Jayson, Bangladesh
  • Endospec (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm, United Kingdom; Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Eris Plus (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Waves-Biotech, India
  • Eskazole
    GlaxoSmithKline, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline, Germany; GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, Japan; GlaxoSmithKline, Latvia; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Romania; IFET, Greece
  • Estazol
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Extender (veterinary use)
    Merial, New Zealand; Merial Australia, Australia
  • Fagol
    PharmaBrand, Ecuador
  • Falben
    GPO, Thailand
  • Fatel
    Pharmahof, Thailand
  • Finapar
    Bioquifar, Colombia
  • Fintel
    Cofana, Peru
  • Fozy
    Regardia, India
  • Gardal (veterinary use)
    Intervet Schering Plough, South Africa
  • Gekare
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Gendazel
    General Drugs House, Thailand
  • Helal
    Roemmers, Venezuela
  • Helben
    Mecosin, Indonesia
  • Helmadol
    Eipico, Georgia
  • Helmintab
    Genetikapharma, Ecuador
  • Helminzol
    Biochem, Colombia
  • Helmizol
    Biofarma, Georgia
  • Hezol
    Beltapharm, Georgia
  • Hyemex
    Blue Sky, Philippines
  • Hymin
    Intra, India
  • Infesen
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Italbenzol
    Italpharma, Ecuador
  • Iumizol
    Leclerc, Peru
  • Ivercid-A (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Domagk, India; East West, India
  • Ivermect-A (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Domagk, India
  • Keelogane (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Killary
    Bradyster, Colombia
  • Labenda
    Medicine Products, Thailand
  • Labendazol
    América, Colombia; American Generics, Colombia
  • Leval (Albendazole and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, South Africa
  • Lewarm
    Lexus, India
  • Manozide
    March, Thailand
  • Maxicare (Albendazole and Closantel (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, South Africa
  • Mebel
    Medicon, Bangladesh
  • Mesin
    Unison, Malaysia; Unison, Thailand
  • Monodox
    Proanmed, Colombia
  • Monozol
    EMS, Brazil
  • Nemacist
    Coaspharma, Colombia
  • Nematil
    GlaxoSmithKline, Colombia
  • Nemazole
    IPCA, Oman
  • Nemozole
    Ipca, Georgia
  • Noworm
    Alkem, India
  • Obedozol
    Seres, Colombia
  • Osmonds Flexiben (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Ovispec (veterinary use)
    Lilly, United Kingdom
  • Oxal (Albendazole and Quinfamide)
    More Pharma, Mexico
  • Oxofor
    Biogen, Colombia
  • Parasi-Kit Pediátrico (Albendazole and Secnidazole (pediatric))
    Rocnarf, Ecuador
  • Parasin
    Ache, Brazil
  • Parasipack (Albendazole and Secnidazole)
    PharmaBrand, Ecuador
  • Parasitel
    Markos, Peru
  • Pazidol 1-2 (Albendazole and Secnidazole)
    Life, Ecuador
  • Prodazole
    Inpac Pharma, Thailand
  • Prodose (Albendazole and Closantel (veterinary use))
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Prodose (veterinary use)
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Prothelmint (Albendazole and Secnidazole)
    Lamosan, Ecuador
  • Q Drench (Albendazole and Levamisole, + Closantel, + Abamectin (veterinary use))
    Jurox, Australia; Jurox, New Zealand
  • Rediout
    Dr. Reddy's, India
  • Rotopar
    Chalver, Colombia; Laboratorios Chalver, Ecuador
  • Rumifuge (veterinary use)
    Sogeval, France
  • Sanoxal
    Oxford Laboratories, Russian Federation
  • San-San
    T Man, Thailand
  • Sintel
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Strategik (veterinary use)
    Jurox, Australia
  • Sverminator (veterinary use)
    Fatro, Italy
  • Thelban
    Biolab, Malaysia
  • Tramazole (veterinary use)
    Tulivin, United Kingdom; Univet, Ireland
  • Troika (Albendazole and Abamectin, + Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Jurox, New Zealand
  • Uniminth
    Ajanta Pharma, Peru
  • Valbantel (Albendazole and Closantel (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Valbazen (veterinary use)
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia; Eli Lilly Benelux, Belgium; Lilly, United Kingdom; Orion Pharma Animal Health, Sweden; Pfizer, Poland; Pfizer Animal Health, Ireland; Pfizer Animal Health, Italy; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands; Pfizer Animal Health, Norway; Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa; Zoetis, Austria; Zoetis, France
  • Varbend
    Zota, India
  • Velocid Plus (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Maan Pharma, India
  • Vemizol
    CCM, Malaysia
  • Veralben
    Galiafarm, Ecuador
  • Vermicet
    Lazar, Argentina
  • Vermigal Novo
    Biofarm, Romania
  • Vermigen
    Genamerica, Ecuador
  • Vermintel
    Gutis, Ecuador
  • Vermital
    Elofar, Brazil
  • Vermitan (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, Poland
  • Vermixide
    Polipharm, Thailand
  • Vermizole
    Amoun, Egypt; Lafedar, Argentina
  • Vermoil
    Farmo Quimica, Chile
  • Vetoben
    Community Pharm, Thailand
  • 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
  • Wormorid
    Finecure Pharmaceuticals, India
  • Wormpel
    Aglowmed, India
  • Xadem
    Laboratorios Siegfried, Colombia
  • Xben
    RAK, Bangladesh
  • Xenda
    Micro Eros, India
  • Z Zole
    Opalia, Tunisia
  • Zeben
    Siam Bheasach, Thailand
  • Zela
    Unison, Thailand
  • Zelbend
    Zydus, India
  • Zendal
    Eipico, Malaysia
  • Zental
    GlaxoSmithKline, Oman
  • Zentel
    GlaxoSmithKline, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline, Bulgaria; GlaxoSmithKline, Brazil; GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, Colombia; GlaxoSmithKline, Costa Rica; GlaxoSmithKline, Dominican Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Ecuador; GlaxoSmithKline, France; GlaxoSmithKline, Georgia; GlaxoSmithKline, Guatemala; GlaxoSmithKline, Honduras; GlaxoSmithKline, India; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; GlaxoSmithKline, Nicaragua; GlaxoSmithKline, Oman; GlaxoSmithKline, Panama; GlaxoSmithKline, Poland; GlaxoSmithKline, Portugal; GlaxoSmithKline, Romania; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovenia; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovakia; GlaxoSmithKline, El Salvador; GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand; GlaxoSmithKline, Tunisia; GlaxoSmithKline, Vietnam; GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa; SmithKline & French, China; GlaxoSmithKline, Switzerland; GlaxoSmithKline, Peru
  • Zentis
    Simed, Tunisia
  • Zenzera
    Bangkok Lab & Cosmetic, Thailand
  • Zodalben (veterinary use)
    Calier, Italy
  • Zolben
    Sanofi Aventis, Brazil
  • Zuwarm
    Zubit, India
  • Allverm (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Gardal (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Italy
  • Rycoben (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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