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Dr. Edward Oldfield
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Mebendazole (Overview)

Mebendazole is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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What amount Vermox mebendazole do I need to take?

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 ...Read more

Dr. Edward Oldfield
85 Doctors shared insights

Mebendazole (Overview)

Mebendazole is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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Can I use mebendazole whilst having laser hair removal? Will there be any effects/deficits?

Can I use mebendazole whilst having laser hair removal? Will there be any effects/deficits?

No problem: No problem to take mebendazole with laser treatments. No interactions or problems whatsoever. Go for it! ...Read more

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Anthelmintics albendazole or mebendazole are used for pinworms?

Anthelmintics albendazole or mebendazole are used for pinworms?

Yes: The single dose treatment is often repeated after 2 weeks, in order to treat eggs that hatched since the original treatment. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take mebendazole if I am already taking finasteride?

Is it safe to take mebendazole if I am already taking finasteride?

Drug interaction: The epocrates database reports no interactions between Mebendazole and finasteride. I do have to wonder why at age 22 you would be taking finasteride, which is usually used for diseases of old men (like prostate enlargement or prostate cancer). ...Read more

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Ill take mebendazole 12 days before can I take again tommorow.

Ill take mebendazole 12 days before can I take again tommorow.

Yes: I assume you were taking it for a pinworm infection. The reason why it is the same dose independent of body weight is that it is very poorly absorbed by humans. There should be no toxicity to taking it again in twelve rather than 14 days ...Read more

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Mebendazole. Are side effects bad?

Mebendazole. Are side effects bad?

Mibendazole: Diarrhea; stomach pain.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these severe side effects occur when using mebendazole:

severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; hoarseness; seizures; yellowing of the eyes or skin. ...Read more

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Can I take mebendazole for 7 days concecutive....

Maybe: Normal treatment for most things with Mebendazole is 3 to 5 days. Longer then that depends on what is being treated. ...Read more

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What amount Vermox mebendazole do I need to take?

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 ...Read more

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Ill take mebendazole 12 days before can I take again tommorow.

Yes: I assume you were taking it for a pinworm infection. The reason why it is the same dose independent of body weight is that it is very poorly absorbed by humans. There should be no toxicity to taking it again in twelve rather than 14 days ...Read more

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Wondering why is the dose for mebendazole the same (100 mg) for 130 pound adult and a 30 pound child?

Wondering why is the dose for mebendazole the same (100 mg) for 130 pound adult and a 30 pound child?

Absorption: Mebendazole is not available in the U.S. Since it works in the gut on the parasite and is only 5-10% absorbed, doses are fixed based on the parasite being treated and so is the duration. Suggest be careful in the prep u take if purchased outside U.S. Pharmacy. ...Read more

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Mebendazole. Are side effects bad?

Mibendazole: Diarrhea; stomach pain.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these severe side effects occur when using mebendazole:

severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; hoarseness; seizures; yellowing of the eyes or skin. ...Read more

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Differernt doses of mebendazole and albendazole.

Differernt doses of mebendazole and albendazole.

Depends..: Mebendazole...500mg single dose or 100mg twice a day for 3days. Albendazol 400mg single dose...... ...Read more

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Can you tell me if mebendazole kills tape worm?

Can you tell me if mebendazole kills tape worm?

Unlikely to help: The availability of this product has declined in the US. At present it is not a recommended medication for treatment of any of the tapeworm family of parasites. ...Read more

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I'm treing to get pregnant can I take mebendazole?

I'm treing to get pregnant can I take mebendazole?

Probably not: Mebendazole has shown activity damaging to the infant in pregnant rats at oral doses approximately equal to the human dose. The use of Mebendazole is not recommended in pregnant women. Since the course of treatment is so short you could refrain from sex or use contraceptives during that time and then resume trying to become pregnant. ...Read more

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Anthelmintics albendazole or mebendazole are used for pinworms?

Yes: The single dose treatment is often repeated after 2 weeks, in order to treat eggs that hatched since the original treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Mebendazole allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Mebendazole allergy?

Rare: Mebendazole allergy is rare but symptoms would present as rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing. ...Read more

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Took mebendazole threadworm medicine for 3days. And got better but not completely cured. What medicne should I take? It came of my face.

Took mebendazole threadworm medicine for 3days. And got better but not completely cured. What medicne should I take? It came of my face.

Pinworms: You touch and then swallow tiny worm eggs which hatch in the gut. Female worms emerge around the anus (and vagina in females) at night to lay more eggs and secrete mucus that makes you scratch the area. The eggs stick to your fingers or nails and then they can be transferred anywhere. There's a lot more to a cure than just the drug, like strict hygiene and treating family members as well. ...Read more

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Took mebendazole worm medicine for 3days. And got better but not completely cured. What medicne should I take? String came out of my face.

Took mebendazole worm medicine for 3days. And got better but not completely cured. What medicne should I take? String came out of my face.

Incomplete info: You have not provided enough information about your problem to provide much if any response. What "worm" were you treating? Why do you believe that treatment did not work? I know of no "worm" that comes out of a face, so what were you describing? If you start over and provide more details we may be able to respond. ...Read more

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