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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, Enterocolitis, Filariasis - Elephantiasis, Giardiasis, Gnathostomiasis, Hookworm Infection - Necator or Ancylostoma, Hydatid Disease, Liver Fluke, Loiasis, 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 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • 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 2.5% w/v (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Albagen
    Genera Pharma, Pakistan
  • Albakil
    Beta Healthcare, Kenya
  • Albamax-DS
    Ziska, Bangladesh
  • Albasol
    Regal, Kenya
  • Albatel
    T.O. Chemicals, Thailand
  • Albax
    Sphinx, Kenya
  • Albeder
    Wonder, India
  • Albeder-IR (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Wonder, India
  • 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
  • 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 10% (veterinary use)
    aniMedica, Germany
  • Albendazol Alkaloid
    Alkaloid, Macedonia
  • Albendazol Anglopharma
    Anglopharma, Colombia
  • Albendazol ECU
    ECU, Ecuador
  • Albendazol Farmandina
    Farmandina, Ecuador
  • Albendazol G.M.
    G.M., Ecuador
  • Albendazol Genfar
    Genfar, Colombia; Genfar, Peru; 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, Ecuador
  • Albendazol Labormed
    Labormed Pharma, Romania
  • Albendazol Labovida
    Labovida, Ecuador
  • 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 AH, South Africa; Western Stock Distributors, Australia
  • Albendazole USP
    Micro Labs, Georgia
  • Albendix
    Bryon, Pakistan
  • Albendol
    Micro Labs, Kenya; Vianex, Greece
  • Albenil 2.5% w/v (veterinary use)
    Virbac, United Kingdom
  • Albenil Low Dose 10% w/v (veterinary use)
    Virbac, United Kingdom
  • Alben-Kid (pediatric)
    Pacific Pharma, Myanmar
  • Albenstar
    Gena, Ecuador
  • Albensure 10% w/v (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Albent
    Acto, India
  • Albentel
    Elifarma, Peru
  • Alben-VC
    Vesco Pharma, Thailand
  • Albenz
    Pranshu, India
  • Albenza
    Amedra Pharma, United States; Paramount, Pakistan
  • Albenze
    Essential Pharma, Kenya
  • Albenzol
    ECU, Ecuador
  • Albestar
    Minova, India
  • Albex (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, Ireland
  • Albex 10% (veterinary use)
    Stricker, Switzerland
  • Albex 10% w/v (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Albex 2.5% w/v (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Albez
    GMP, Georgia
  • Albezol
    SM Pharma, Venezuela
  • Albicar
    Elmor, Venezuela
  • Albol
    East West, India
  • Albuzol
    Cosmos, Kenya
  • Aldal
    Ramos, Nicaragua
  • Aldew
    Doctor's Chemical Works, Bangladesh
  • Aldin DS
    Techno, Bangladesh
  • Alentin
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Alentin DS
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • 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
  • Alzole
    Universal Pharmacy, Kenya
  • 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
  • Benzatel
    Labovida, Ecuador
  • Benzol
    Mercury Lab, Philippines
  • Bevindazol
    Vincenti, Venezuela
  • Bionic HI Mineral (Albendazole and Abamectin, + Cobalt, + Selenium (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • 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 AH, South Africa
  • Cidazole
    Juggat, India
  • Clearworm
    Invision, India
  • Closal (Albendazole and Closantel (veterinary use))
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • Colleague (Albendazole and Pyraclofos (veterinary use))
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • Concentrat VO 64 Albendazole (veterinary use)
    Sogeval, France
  • Disthelm 2.5% (veterinary use)
    Qalian, France
  • Disthelm 7.5% (veterinary use)
    Qalian, France
  • Duador
    Gedeon Richter, Romania
  • Duell Cattle (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
    Armstrong Laboratorios de Mexico, Mexico; GlaxoSmithKline, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline, Germany; GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, Japan; GlaxoSmithKline, Latvia; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Romania; GlaxoSmithKline Laboratoire Pharmaceutique, France; GlaxoSmithKline Pharma, Austria
  • Estazol
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Extender (veterinary use)
    Merial, New Zealand; Merial Australia, Australia
  • Extender JNR Seco (Albendazole and Cobalt, + Selenium (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Extender Seco (Albendazole and Cobalt, + Selenium (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Fagol
    PharmaBrand, Ecuador
  • Fintel
    Cofana, Peru
  • Fozy
    Regardia, India
  • Gardal (veterinary use)
    Intervet SA MSD, South Africa
  • Gekare
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Gendazel
    General Drugs House, Thailand
  • Helal
    Roemmers, Venezuela
  • Helben
    Mecosin, Indonesia
  • Helmadol
    Eipico, Georgia
  • Helmintab
    Genetikapharma, Ecuador
  • 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
  • Leval (Albendazole and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Ceva AH, South Africa
  • Lewarm
    Lexus, India
  • Manozide
    March Pharma, Thailand
  • Maxicare (Albendazole and Closantel (veterinary use))
    Ceva AH, South Africa
  • Mebel
    Medicon, Bangladesh
  • Mesin
    Unison, Thailand
  • Monozol
    EMS, Brazil
  • Nemazole
    IPCA, Oman
  • Nemozole
    Ipca, Georgia
  • Noworm
    Alkem, India
  • Osmonds Flexiben (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Ovispec (veterinary use)
    Lilly, United Kingdom
  • 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
  • Prodose (Albendazole and Closantel (veterinary use))
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Prodose (veterinary use)
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Prothelmint (Albendazole and Secnidazole)
    Lamosan, Ecuador
  • Pyrimide 3-Way Combination for Sheep (Albendazole and Abamectin, + Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Q Drench (Albendazole and Levamisole, + Closantel, + Abamectin (veterinary use))
    Jurox, Australia
  • Q-Drench Multi-Combination for Sheep (Albendazole and Levamisole, + Closantel, + Abamectin (veterinary use))
    Jurox, New Zealand
  • Rediout
    Dr. Reddy's, India
  • Rotopar
    Laboratorios Chalver, Ecuador
  • Rumifuge (veterinary use)
    Sogeval, France
  • Sanoxal
    Oxford Laboratories, Russian Federation
  • 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 Combination for Sheep (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; Orion Pharma Animal Health, Sweden; Pfizer, Poland; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands; Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa; Zoetis, France; Zoetis, Ireland; Zoetis, Italy; Zoetis, United States; Zoetis Finland Oy, Norway; Zoetis Österreich, Austria
  • Valbazen 1.9% (veterinary use)
    Eli Lilly Benelux, Belgium; Zoetis, Switzerland
  • Valbazen 10% (veterinary use)
    Eli Lilly Benelux, Belgium; Zoetis, Switzerland
  • Valbazen SC 2.5% (veterinary use)
    Eli Lilly and Company, United Kingdom
  • Varbend
    Zota, India
  • Velocid Plus (Albendazole and Ivermectin)
    Maan Pharma, India
  • 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
  • Vermizole
    Amoun, Egypt; Lafedar, Argentina
  • Vermoil
    Farmo Quimica, Chile
  • Vetoben
    Community Pharm PCL, 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
  • Xben
    RAK, Bangladesh
  • Xenda
    Micro Eros, India
  • Z Zole
    Opalia, Tunisia
  • Zeben
    Siam Bheasach, Thailand
  • Zela
    Unison, Thailand
  • Zelbend
    Zydus, India
  • Zental
    GlaxoSmithKline, Oman
  • Zentel
    Farmaclair, Georgia; GlaxoSmithKline, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline, Bulgaria; GlaxoSmithKline, Brazil; GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, Colombia; GlaxoSmithKline, Costa Rica; GlaxoSmithKline, Dominican Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Ecuador; GlaxoSmithKline, Guatemala; GlaxoSmithKline, Honduras; GlaxoSmithKline, India; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Lebanon; GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; GlaxoSmithKline, Nicaragua; GlaxoSmithKline, Oman; GlaxoSmithKline, Panama; GlaxoSmithKline, Poland; GlaxoSmithKline, Romania; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovakia; GlaxoSmithKline, El Salvador; GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand; GlaxoSmithKline, Tunisia; GlaxoSmithKline, Vietnam; GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa; GlaxoSmithKline Laboratoire Pharmaceutique, France; IFET, Greece; Omega Pharma, Portugal; Sanfer, Mexico; Tianjin 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 4% (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Gardal 1.9% (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Italy
  • Gardal 10% (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Italy
  • Rycoben (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom

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TermDefinition
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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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