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How long does vermox take to have effect

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Mebendazole: What are you treating?

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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Pinworms: Vermox will treat the pinworms in 2-3 days. A second dose should be taken two weeks later in order to kill any that are newly hatched.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Few days: Mebendazole kills worms in a few days and may need a repeat dose in two weeks if symptoms persist. Vermox is still such a great medication because it ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
19 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Wow! That depends on what you are treating, weight and other meds you are taking. Please consult w your personal physician to discuss this
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Percocet: Onset time is 30-45 minutes. Duration of action is 4-6 hours.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: This depends on what it is given for.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pretty Quickly: Allegra (fexofenadine) and most otc antihistamines has its effect within the first 30 -60 minutes.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
A few days.: Most of the time the medication starts to work within a few days. However it frequently takes several weeks before you will see or feel and effect. It ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
20 years experience Geriatrics
Approximately 30 min: If you are referring to roxicet ( oxycodone/acetaminophen) tablet, then the approximate onset of action is 30 minutes.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience Psychiatry
2-3 weeks: Probably full effect 6 weeks
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
Varies: For some, it can start to take effect in an hour or even less. For others, it can take several hours--even up to 12. For most, it is somewhere in be ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It depends what condition you are using it to treat and it also depends on the dose of the drug used. It usually is very effective within 24-48 hours.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Typical 15min to 1hr: According to the medication action it can take somewhere between 15 minute and one hour to have effect. This depends on a lot of factors but mostly y ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
39 years experience Anesthesiology
Less than 3 minutes: On a mucus membrane, slightly longer on skin. Be careful of over application as large doses can lead to met hemoglobinemia which looks like your lips ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Cirino
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Prob 3 hours: Pharmokokinetics suggest that the drug has a peak plasma level of 3 hours after undergoing absorption in GI tract. This would suggest that it is acti ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Some variables here: IV is faster than oral, but what dose and for what indication (sleep, rash, allergy, etc.) are you questioning please.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
1 hour: About an hour.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
long acting: You may begin to see some effect in 12 hours but it can take up to 5-7 days to begin to see a full effect.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pretty quickly: Medications generally start to give a noticeable result within a few doses. Maximum effectiveness will take longer. If you have been on the drops fo ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Soon: Usually within the first 72 hours.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience Pharmacology
Varies (1 - 2 hours): Depending on the formulation ingested (micronized (glynase) or conventional Glyburide (diabeta, micronase)) onset of action ranges from about 1 to 2 h ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
30-60min: Oral antihistamines take anywhere between 30 to 60 minutes to start working. Steroid nasal sprays may take up to 2 weeks, antihistamine nasal sprays t ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marci Dietrich
40 years experience Bariatrics
Phentermine onset: Most patients can feel an effect of decreased hunger about 20-30 minutes after taking a dose of phentermine.
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