had been prescribed a dose of albendazole, who complained of pain in the sides
of upper abdomen followed by a pinching pain in the throat for quite some time.
She also gave the history of passing worms. An endoscopy, revealed a live round
worm in the next day morning.
usually treated by 400 mg. of single dose albendazole in adults and children
above 2 years of age. Sometimes, it gets irritated by the drug and come up to
the stomach. Also, as such, it may come up and gets vomited out or may pass
down to get evacuated in stool.
paralyses the worm. A little and important advice, many times not passed to the
patient is that the drug should be taken in the evening in empty stomach and
the night’s meal thereafter. That eases the paralyzed worms to pass out along
with the morning evacuation of bowel.
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Round Worm (Ascaris lumbricoides) in Stomach after Taking Albendazole