A randomized controlled trial comparing mebendazole and albendazole against Ascaris, Trichuris and hookworm infections.

@article{Albonico1994ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial comparing mebendazole and albendazole against Ascaris, Trichuris and hookworm infections.},
  author={Marco Albonico and Peter G Smith and Annara Hall and Hababu M. Chwaya and K S Alawi and Lorenzo Savioli},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1994},
  volume={88 5},
  pages={585-9}
}
The efficacies and side effects of single dose treatments with 500 mg mebendazole (Janssen Pharmaceutica) and 400 mg albendazole (SmithKline Beecham) against intestinal nematodes were compared in a single-blind, randomized controlled trial among 2294 children aged 6 to 12 years on Pemba Island, Zanzibar, among whom infections with Ascaris, hookworms and Trichuris were highly prevalent. Both drugs were highly effective against Ascaris, with cure rates of over 97%. The cure rates for Trichuris… CONTINUE READING

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