Drug interactions between Albenza and pyrantel
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between Albenza and pyrantel - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
- Albenza is in the drug class anthelmintics.
- Albenza is used to treat the following conditions:
- Cutaneous Larva Migrans
- Cysticercus cellulosae
- Filariasis, Elephantiasis
- Hookworm Infection (Necator or Ancylostoma)
- Hydatid Disease
- Liver Fluke
- Pinworm Infection (Enterobius vermicularis)
- Visceral Larva Migrans, Toxicariasis
- Whipworm Infection
- Pyrantel is a member of the drug class anthelmintics.
- Pyrantel is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Albenza (albendazole)
Food significantly increases the absorption of albendazole. You should take each dose of albendazole with a meal. Taking it on an empty stomach may lead to inadequate blood levels and reduced effectiveness of the medication. Grapefruit juice can also increase the absorption of albendazole.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'antihelmintics' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'antihelmintics' category:
Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.