The adverse effects of albendazole (the energetic substance included in Albenza) vary in between hydatid illness and also neurocysticercosis. The signs and symptoms were typically light as well as settled without therapy. Treatment was terminated mostly because of leukopenia (0.7 %) or hepatic problems (3.8 % in hydatid disease).
Dermatologic side impacts have included reversible alopecia (1.6 % in hydatid disease; less compared to 1 % in neurocysticercosis). Erythema multiforme and Stevens-Johnson disorder have actually been stated throughout postmarketing encounter. [Ref]
Hepatic negative effects have actually included uncommon liver function examinations (15.6 % in hydatid disease; less compared to 1 % in neurocysticercosis) and hepatotoxicity (more than or equivalent to 1 %). Hepatic abnormalities, severe liver failure, elevations of hepatic enzymes, and also liver disease have actually been reported throughout postmarketing experience. [Ref]
Hematologic negative effects have rarely included granulocytopenia, agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia, as well as pancytopenia. Leukopenia has actually been stated in less compared to 1 % of people. Aplastic anemia, bone bottom suppression, as well as neutropenia have been stated during postmarketing encounter. [Ref]
Intestinal adverse effects have included abdominal pain (6 % in hydatid disease), nausea/vomiting (3.7 % in hydatid illness; 6.2 % in neurocysticercosis). [Ref]
Nerves negative effects have actually consisted of migraine (1.3 % in hydatid condition; 11 % in neurocysticercosis), dizziness/vertigo (1.2 % in hydatid illness; less compared to 1 % in neurocysticercosis), elevated intracranial stress (1.5 % in neurocysticercosis), meningeal signs (1 % in neurocysticercosis). [Ref]