Brand Names:
Valbazen, Albenza


Drug Type: Antiparasitic

Albendazole (Valbazen, Albenza)


Albendazole (Valbazen, Albenza) is a broad spectrum dewormer used for humans, cattle, goats, and sheep. It is used off label for poultry, where it has proven effective against many internal parasites, including roundworms (Ascaridia galli), the cecal worm (Heterakis gallinarum), Capillaria obsignata (capillary or thread worms) and some tapeworms (Raillietina echinobothrida and R. cesticillus).
suspension
10-20 mg/kg body weight. 10 mg/kg for control of all worms except tapeworms, which require 20 mg/kg for control. If ValbazenĀ® Suspension is used, containing 11.36% Albendazole, if desired dosage is 10 mg/kg, this would calculate into the following bird weights - doses:
  • 1 lb bird - 0.04 ml of Valbazen
  • 2 lb bird - 0.08 ml of Valbazen
  • 4 lb bird - 0.16 ml of Valbazen
  • 6 lb bird - 0.24 ml of Valbazen
  • 8 lb bird - 0.24 ml of Valbazen
  • Chloroquine:The serum concentration of Albendazole can be decreased when it is combined with Chloroquine. Approved, Vet
  • Clotrimazole:The metabolism of Albendazole can be decreased when combined with Clotrimazole.
  • Doxycycline: The metabolism of Albendazole can be decreased when combined with Doxycycline.
  • Fluconazole:The metabolism of Albendazole can be decreased when combined with Fluconazole.
  • Itraconazole:The metabolism of Albendazole can be decreased when combined with Itraconazole.
  • Ketoconazole:The metabolism of Albendazole can be decreased when combined with Ketoconazole.
  • Phenobarbital: The serum concentration of the active metabolites of Albendazole can be reduced when Albendazole is used in combination with Phenobarbital resulting in a loss in efficacy.
  • St. John s Wort: The serum concentration of Albendazole can be decreased when it is combined with St. John s Wort.