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?? pinworms ??: Itching has little to do with live pinworms. It is caused by a skin reaction to the glue like material in which PW eggs are deposited around the anus. That reaction, like any allergic dermatitis can cause itching until it heals, which may be weeks. Application of hydrocortisone cream to the area can reduce itching and speed healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I took vermox,its the drug that kills worms so I took two a day for three day.how long does it stay in your system as i have terrible side effects.
Hi, what would u recommend to treat pinworm in adults? Now that vermox is no longer available, what is the most effective drug of choice? Either Over the counter or rx?
Pin-X: Annoying but harmless condition - this is usually what I recommend to my patients. Have to ask the pharmacist at your store about it. http://www.drugs.com/mtm/pin-x.html ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
No: Not in the United States.Get a more detailed 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
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