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Generic Name
Albendazole
Trade Name
Bendex
Manufacturer
Cipla
Risk Category
C
  • Studies on animals show adverse effect and toxicity on fetus.
  • No adequate and well controlled studies done on pregnant women.
  • Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit outweighs the potential risk to the fetus.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Antihelmenthic.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • teratogenic and embryotoxic in animals at maternal toxic doses (producing skeletal malformations).
  • No adequate human data available, thus it is not recommended for use in pregnancy due to the above.
  • Contraceptives should be used for at least one month after discontinuation of therapy.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted into milk of lactating animals.
  • Unknown excretion into human milk but no adverse effects in nursing infants have been reported.
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