Albendazole and Praziquantel: Review and Safety Monitoring in Korea

Abstract

Albendazole (ADZ) and praziquantel (PZQT) have been used as anthelmintics for over 30 years. Worldwide, hundreds of millions tablets are administered to people and livestock every year. ADZ is poorly orally absorbed (<5%), and its uptake is enhanced by high-fat meals, while PZQT is well absorbed (>75%) and uptake is enhanced by carbohydrate-rich meals. Both… (More)
DOI: 10.3947/ic.2018.50.1.1

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