(1997; 132 pages) [French] [Spanish]
A benzimidazole derivative that inhibits cellular enzyme systems specific to various helminths.
Treatment of creeping eruptions due to Ancylostoma spp. (cutaneous larva migrans).
Dosage and administration
Adults and children: lotion should be applied liberally over the tract of the larvae twice or three times daily for 7-10 days.
Treatment should be suspended immediately should a rash or any other signs of hypersensitivity occur.
Use in pregnancy
Tiabendazole has been shown experimentally to have teratogenic potential. Treatment should preferably be deferred until after delivery.
Systemic toxicity rarely occurs after topical application.
Lotion should be kept in tightly closed containers.