Alben 25

Albendazole is a broad‑spectrum anthelmintic belonging to the group of benzimidazoles and is indicated for prophylaxis and treatment of infections with a broad range of worms in calves, cattle, goats, and sheep and at a higher dosage level also against adult stages of liver-fluke.

It is used in pets and livestock against internal parasites (roundworms, tapeworms, and liver flukes). It is not used against agricultural and household pests. It belongs to the chemical class of benzimidazoles.

ALBENDAZOLE, anthelmintic for veterinary use in CATTLE, SHEEP, GOATS, PIG, POULTRY, HORSES, DOGS, and CATS against roundworms, tapeworms, and liver flukes



Type of action: broad-spectrum nematicide, taenicide and flukicide anthelmintic, endoparasiticide

Main veterinary parasites controlled: gastrointestinal and respiratory roundworms (= nematodes), tapeworms, and adult liver flukes

Efficacy against a specific parasite depends on the delivery form and on the dose administered.


These values refer to the active ingredient. Toxicity has to be determined for each formulation as well. Formulations are usually significantly less toxic than the active ingredients.

WARNING: Albendazole, as well as triclabendazole, albendazole, and cambendazole can be teratogenic and should not be administered to pregnant females.