A 38-year-old member asked:
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is vermox better than albandozole at killing pinworms?

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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: I had been using vermox for years & found it well accepted & effective for this problem.However, it has not been available through the pharmacies in my region for the last couple of years. Albendazole is a similar med & has worked, but requires higher dosing.
Answered on Jul 2, 2018
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