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Wormex

Wormex is a potent broad spectrum anthelmintic, used for the treatment of pinworm, roundworm, hookworm, whipworm, threadworm and taenia infestations
Product Molecule
Wormex Syrup
Mebendazole
Wormex Tablets
Mebendazole
Indications
Wormex is indicated for the treatment of Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworm), Trichuris trichiura (whipworm), Ascaris lumbricoides (common Roundworm), Ancylostoma duodenale (common Hookworm), Necator americanus (American Hookworm) in single or mixed infections.
Pharmacological Class
Benzimidazole derivative
Pharmacological Properties
Potent broad spectrum anthelmintic
Mechanism Of Action
Wormex acts by inhibiting the formation of microtubules in the parasite and causing glucose depletion.
Side Effects
Abdominal pain and diarrhea, convulsions, neutropenia, agranulocytosis, liver function test elevations and hepatitis are observed very occasionally when Wormex is taken for prolonged periods. Some of the rarely observed side effects with the use of Wormex are Nausea, diarrhoea, skin rash & hair loss.
Contraindications
Wormex is contraindicated in persons who are hypersensitive to the drug. Wormex is contraindicated in age below 2 years.
Observations
Treatment does not require any laxatives, the dose should be repeated after 2 to 3 weeks because of auto-infestation. The tablets should be taken with a little water or chewed during meals.

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