Albendazole Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Dizziness
  • Hair Loss
  • Head Pain
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Nausea

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Vomiting

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder With A Decrease In All Types Of Blood Cells Called Pancytopenia
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Function Of Bone Marrow
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • High Pressure Within The Skull
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Fever As A Result Of Taking The Medication
  • A Skin Rash

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