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Mebendazole Allergy In Children
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
I have pinworms and will treat my whole family with vermox. What is the correct dosage for children and adults? My kids are age 3 months to 17 years.
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
How long should it take Ovex Suspension Mebendazole single dose medicine to effectively treat active threadworms please? (24 hours post medicine)
Threadworms: Many times threadworms is not effective with one dose. A second or even a third dose may be be beneficial ...Read more