Albaxy

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Albaxy Products

Albaxy Products are primarily used for

Parasitic worm infections

About Albaxy Products

Uses of Albaxy Products

Albendazole is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.

Albaxy Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Albaxy are Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Loss of appetite, Increased liver enzymes.

How Albaxy Products work

Albendazole is an antiparasitic medication. It works by keeping the worms from absorbing sugar (glucose), thereby depleting their energy level. This causes the worms to die and treats your infection.

Patient Concerns about Albaxy Products

Frequently asked questions about Albaxy Products

Frequently asked questions about Albendazole

Q. Is Albaxy an antibiotic?
Albaxy is an antibiotic. It is an anthelmintic drug and is used in the treatment of many parasitic infections.
Q. What is Albaxy used for?
Albaxy is used for the treatment of infections caused by helminths (worms) like Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm/threadworm), Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm), Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus (hookworms), Trichuris trichiura (whipworm), Strongyloides stercoralis, animal hookworm larvae causing cutaneous larva migrans, and Opisthorchis viverrini (liver flukes) and Clonorchis sinensis. It is also indicated for the treatment of Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. (tapeworm) infections and has shown good activity against anaerobic protozoa like Giardia lamblia and Trichomonas vaginalis. Please consult your doctor before taking any treatment for worms as there could be many worms against which Albaxy would not be effective.
Q. How does Albaxy work?
Albaxy works by killing the larva and the adult form of the worm by inhibiting tubulin polymerization which causes energy depletion and decreases the mobility of the worm and hence kills the helminth.
Q. Can I take Albaxy with fluconazole?
Albaxy can be taken with fluconazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Albaxy safe?
Albaxy is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Albaxy effective for treating pinworms?
Albaxy is used for the treatment of pinworms (Enterobius vermicolaris). Albaxy is active against the larval and the adult stages. Consult your doctor before taking any medicines for worm infections.
Q. Is Albaxy an over the counter product?
Albaxy is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Albaxy safe in G6PD deficiency?
Albaxy is safe to use in people with G6PD deficiency. Please consult your doctor to know more about drugs which are to be avoided in G6PD deficient people.
Q. Does Albaxy kill tapeworms?
Albaxy is active against tapeworms like Hymenolepis nana and Taenia spp. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for these worm infestations.
Q. Does Albaxy cause diarrhoea?
Diarrhoea is an uncommon side effect of Albaxy. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Albaxy.
Q. Does Albaxy work?
Albaxy works if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Albaxy useful in the treatment of scabies?
Albaxy is not used for the treatment of scabies. If you think you are suffering from scabies, please consult your doctor as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Albaxy treat Giardia?
Albaxy can be used to treat giardiasis. It has shown activity against anaerobic protozoa like Giardia lamblia and Trichomonas vaginalis. Please consult your doctor if you think you are suffering from giardiasis as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Albaxy kill eggs?
Albaxy does not kill the eggs of the worms. It acts against the larva and the adult form of the worms.

Products for Albaxy

Albaxy Suspension
bottle of 10 ml Suspension
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2.16
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