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Which is better mebendazole or albendazole for pinworms?

Which is better mebendazole or albendazole for pinworms?

Doesn't matter: Since Mebendazole is no longer available in the us Albendazole and the over the counter meds are what we have left for treatment.

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Dr. Edward Oldfield
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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.

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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?

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

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Is it ok to continue taking metformin even if I don't have polycystic ovaries anymore? Is it true it counters the effect of OTC pills (weight gain)

Is it ok to continue taking metformin even if I don't have polycystic ovaries anymore? Is it true it counters the effect of OTC pills (weight gain)

Yes: If you have Insulin resistance or even diabetes metformin is fine to take. Some people have lost weight on metformin, perhaps due to GI side effects. I haven't heard that it can interfere with diet pills but those can be dangerous on their own.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Dr. Janet Soul
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