Albicon DS Tablet
Albicon DS Tablet is manufactured by The White Horse Pharma. Albicon DS Tablet contains 400 mg Albendazole. It is Anti-helminthic class drug.
Albicon DS is a member of the Benzimidazole group of anthelmintic agents which is an ideal broad spectrum anthelmintic. Albicon DS inhibits polymerization of tubulin causes loss of cytoplasmic microtubules that leads to impaired uptake of glucose, depletes glycogen stores, degenerative change in the endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondria & decrease production of ATP. It also inhibits the enzyme fumarate reductase which is a co-enzyme in many cellular oxidation-reduction reactions result no energy production and immobilization and death of parasites.
Albicon DSis used as anthelmintic against most nematodes and cestodes. It is effective against these gastro-intestinal parasites Bunostomum, Chabertia, Cooperia, Haemonchus, Ostertagia, Nematodirus, Strongyloides, Dictyocaulusviviparus, Monieziaexpansa, Liver flukes and Paramphistomes. It is also effective against different types of worms, lung flukes and lung nematodes.
|Brand Name:||Albicon DS|
|Manufacturer:||The White Horse Pharma|
|Last Updated:||November 21, 2020 at 6:15 pm|
Table Of contents
Albicon DS contains Albendazole 400 mg. Albicon DS Dosage:
To keep animal free from helminths animal should be treated at 3 months interval.
Cattle & Buffalo: 7.5-10 mg/kg body weight or 14 bolus for 30-40 kg body weight, 12 bolus for 60-80 kg body weight & 1 boli for 120-160 kg body weight.
Goat & Sheep: 5-7.5 mg/kg body weight or 112 bolus for 13-20 kg body weight & 1 6 bolus for 27-40 kg body weight.
Dog & Cat: 15 mg/kg body weight or 18 bolus for 8-10 kg body weight & 14 bolus for 16-20 kg body weight.
Or as directed by the registered Veterinarian.
Albicon DS is time tested and clinically proven well tolerated drug. Established wide safety margin than any other anthelmentic due to greater selective affinity for parasitic b-tubulin than for animal tissues. However, in some cases nausea and vomiting may occur.
Before using Albicon DS inform the registered Veterinarian that your animals are not allergic to it; or to other benzimidazole anthelmintic drugs (e.g. Mebendazole).
Albicon DS has been shown to induce liver enzymes of the cytochrome P-450 system responsible for its own metabolism. There is, therefore, a theoretical risk of interaction with theophylline, anticonvulsants, anticoagulants, oral contraceptives and oral hypoglycaemics. Care should therefore be exercised during the introduction of Albicon DS in patients receiving the above groups of compounds
Pregnancy Lactation use
Albicon DS should not use first 45 days of pregnancy of cow. Do not administer to ewes or does during the first 30 days of pregnancy. Sufficient data on use during lactation is not available. Therefore breast feeding should be discontinued during and for a minimum of 5 days after treatment.
This is known to be teratogenic and embryo-toxic in some animals. Therefore it should not be administered during pregnancy or in women thought to be pregnant. It should only be used in the treatment of echinococcosis if there is constant medical supervision with regular monitoring of serumtransaminase concentrations and of leucocyte and platelet counts.
If poisoning or excessive overdosageis suspected, it is recommended for vomiting be induction or gastric lavage and such symptomatic supportive therapy to be administered.
Interaction with other Medicine
Cimetidine, Praziquantel and Dexamethasone have been reported to increase the plasma levels of Albicon DS active metabolite.
Do not store above 30 degree centigrade. Keep away from light and out of the reach of children.