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A 18-year-old member asked:

How long does it take for vermox to kill pinworms with only 2 tablets?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
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 works so well with just one or two doses.

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A 48-year-old male asked:

How long does it take for Vermox to kill pinworms?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 36 years experience
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.
Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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