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Zentel dosage for a 5 years kid

Hello Doctor .. My kid is 5 years old and I was advised to give her Zentel (Albendazole) suspension (10 ml). Can you please let me know whether this can be given to her after her meal or in an empty stomach.
Asked On : Wed, 13 Jul 2011
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my son is 5 year old. He is suffering from worm bite during the evening, the think is that i gave zentel just before 2 months. But he is suffering a lot i gave lot of homemade medicines but it does not working. In nights he suffer a lot and he began to cry and screaming because of this worm bites. He suffered from worm bite very frequently from 1 year itself. He is very normal and intelligent child and he is active and eating well. He will take sweets also very less only. But why this happens??? Please anyone answer my question. I consult my doctor he ask to continue Zentel syrup my question is that can we take zentel syrup frequently?? Is there any permanent solution for this Please answer my question. Thank you.
Answered: Fri, 15 Jul 2011
Diabetologist Dr. Sudharshan's  Response
Welcome to Healthcare magic forum,
Zentel is given at night after dinner full dose at once(10ml).
Hope I have answered ur question,
Answered: Wed, 13 Jul 2011
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Pediatrician Dr. Aseem's  Response
Welcome to HCM
Read your prob, this is antihelminthic drug. if you give your child prophylactically then dose of it is 400mg single dose at night(10ml ) at night . if in stool test stool contain worms then you should give it for three days 10ml ay night.
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Answered: Wed, 13 Jul 2011
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