For the treatment of extensive lesions of helminths, the drug Sanoxal is usually used, since it is stronger and acts three days after the end of treatment. Nemozole is considered to be a more gentle drug, its effect increases gradually as treatment continues, which lasts about a week or even more. Therefore, to get rid of helminthic infestations as soon as possible, doctors are trying to prescribe Sanoxal, while Nemozol is used in situations where a strong rush is not required.
The cost of both drugs is approximately the same. Only Nemazole is also available in the form of a suspension, which is convenient to give to children with these pathological conditions. Therefore, the treatment option for children is not considered by Sanoxal.
Drugs that affect the body to get rid of helminths and other parasites often have serious enough consequences for humans. You can take them only under the supervision of your doctor and in compliance with all recommendations. Uncontrolled intake of such serious funds can negatively affect internal organs. Currently, there are many fairly mild and safe drugs on the market that deal with parasites.
The drug is sold in the form of chewable tablets. On sale there are packages of one, two or three pieces. The composition contains the main active ingredient albendazole. In addition to it, there are auxiliary components of lactose, sucrose, magnesium stearate, water, menthol, talc, sucrose, sodium benzoate. Also, flavorings and colorings have been added to improve palatability.
Albendazole is used in the following situations:
- As well as some forms of tapeworms.
In addition, doctors often prescribe it for damage to larval worms, the so-called pork tapeworm. Albendazole is also indicated for mixed invasions.
There are a number of contraindications in which the drug is forbidden to be taken. Among them:
- Sensitivity to components.
- Age up to 3 years.
Patients using this drug, note the appearance of some adverse reactions. These include:
- Allergic reactions.
- Pain in the abdomen.
- Nausea, vomiting.
- Pressure increase.
- Violations of the kidney system.
The tablets are taken orally by chewing carefully. It is advisable to use them after eating. Dosage is selected individually taking into account the weight and age of the patient. During treatment, additional conditions for a person in the form of a diet or other medicines are not required.
Usually, the effect occurs immediately after treatment. The duration of the course varies depending on the indications, an average of about 3 days. In some cases, treatment is required from 8 days, with interruptions for a week. After which the course is repeated. This is mainly prescribed for ascariasis and trichocephalosis in adults.