Albendazole is a unique broad spectrum anthelmintic for control of multiple helminth infestation, viz: nematodes, cestodes and trematodes
A broad spectrum anthelmintic for treatment of gastrointestinal infestation of ringworms, lungworms, tapeworms, liver flukes and amphistomes. Albendazole has also an ovicidal effect.
For roundworms/ tapeworms
Cattle/buffalo/horse/sheep/goat/pig: 5mg/kg bodyweight
Dog/cat: 10 to 25mg/kg bodyweight
Cattle/buffalo: 10ml/kg bodyweight
Sheep/goat: 7.5mg/kg bodyweight
Multiple dosing at 2-3 weeks interval enhances flukicidal activity of albendazole against flukes in cattle and sheep. Periodic deworming (once in 3-4 months) in all species of domestic and zoo animals with albendazole is advocated for successful anthelmintic effect