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What are Zentel 400mg used for?

I want to know which illness is treated using this medicine?

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Apr 15, 2019.

Official Answer

by Drugs.com

Zentel (albendazole) is used to treat certain infections caused by worms, such as pork tapeworm and dog tapeworm.

Albendazole systemic is used in the treatment of:

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
Whipworm Infection

Zentel (albendazole) is an anthelmintic or anti-worm medication. It prevents newly hatched insect larvae (worms) from growing or multiplying in your body.

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https://www.drugs.com/mtm/albendazole.html
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