Vermox (Oral)


Questions | Reviews **~

What is the dosage of Vermox for an 11 year old?


I have two full unopened bottles of Vermox oral suspension that are still in date. I have lost the leaflet and do not know what dosage to give my 11 year old daughter as she has got worms.
by MB in Somerset, United Kingdom, 07/24/2006

Which medicine for Pin worm in 17 mo. old son?


My son is 17 months old which medician is good for him for pin worm. Please suggest. thank you priya
by PRIYA in india-mumbai, 12/29/2006

Vermox (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Vermox (Oral)

Vermox (Oral) Medication Classification

MEBENDAZOLE (By mouth)

Vermox (Oral) Brandname

Vermox

Vermox (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Mebendazole (me-BEN-da-zole) Treats worm infections such as pinworms, roundworms, and hookworms. Belongs to a class of drugs called anthelmintics.

When To Not Use Vermox (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to mebendazole.

How Should You Use Vermox (Oral)

Suspension, Chewable Tablet

  • Your doctor will tell you how much to use and how often.
  • You may need to take only 1 dose of this medicine.
  • Your tablets may be chewed, swallowed whole, or crushed and mixed with food.
  • Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup.
  • It is best to take mebendazole with a meal.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Use the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper Vermox (Oral) Storage

Store Vermox (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Vermox (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Vermox (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using Tagamet®.

Vermox (Oral) Warnings

  • Tell your doctor if you have a history of liver disease or currently have any liver problems, Crohn's disease, or ulcerative colitis.
  • Talk with your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are using mebendazole for hookworms or whipworms, ask your doctor about using iron supplements.
  • Pinworm is easily spread from one person to another. Have all other members of your household checked or treated.
  • Wash all bed sheets and night clothes in hot water.

Vermox (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Rash, hives, or itching
  • Swelling of the face or mouth
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain.

Vermox (Oral) Ratings

Overall Rating:

2.5**~

 

(based on 3 reviews)

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