Q. I had given a wrong dosage of Albendazole to my baby. Is there a problem?

Answered by
Dr. Amit Modi
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Jul 26, 2018

Hello doctor,

My baby is 1 year 2 months old. The doctor prescribed Albendazole 5 ml-5 ml two doses in half an hour interval but by mistake, I had given 10 ml-10 ml dose of Albendazole. So, is there any problem?

Dr. Amit Modi

Child Health Paediatrics
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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

The recommended dose below 2 years of age is only 200 mg. Albendazole is an anthelmintic or anti-worm medication. It prevents newly hatched insect larvae. You have over dosed your child. As such child may be fine, keep a watch for adverse symptoms. If any, visit a Pediatrician for a clinical evaluation.

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