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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

Dr. Edward Oldfield
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Hi, I have had pinworms / threadworms but they keep coming back (despite following strict hygeine measures) for about 6 weeks. I have been taking Mebendazole every 1 - 2 weeks to try and get rid of them. Are there any side effects for taking Mebendazole l

Hi, I have had pinworms / threadworms but they keep coming back (despite following strict hygeine measures) for about 6 weeks. I have been taking Mebendazole every 1 - 2 weeks to try and get rid of them. Are there any side effects for taking Mebendazole l

Not at that dose: If this is not working, consider you may not have pin worms. The peri-anal itching most often associated with PW's can be caused by a number of thongs, as diverse as a strep dermatitis, a reaction to foods, etc. Unless you have had PW's identified, I would look to another cause.If you are getting re-infected, some human in your environment is giving it to you. ...Read more

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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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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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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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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

Dr. Olav Jaren
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