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Ovex P Fertility
DrugDrug interaction: It's always a good idea to tell your prescribing physician & dispensing pharmacist everything you're taking. So I'm curious, how'd you get prescribed ovex? It's a brand of Mebendazole not sold in states (your listing shows marina del ray, ca) where it's known as vermox. In any case, http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1433-0, 1535-0 showed no interaction between both drugs. ...Read more
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Ovex and Vermox are both brand names of a drug uses to treat pinworms. Vermox has been discontinued in the US. I find a listing of Ovex in the UK, apparently not available here either. Mebendazole is not available in the US, so pyrantel preparations (Pin-X or Reese's pinworm) are available OTC (no prescription needed).
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Ovex: Can be purchased from Amazon. Com as Pin-X, but I recommend seeing a doctor & getting a prescription. ...Read more
Pinworms: Pregnancy category C. The safety of drugs used to treat pinworms have not been studied for pregnant women. If the infection is compromising the pregnancy (i.e. weight loss, sleeplessness) then treatment can be considered, but should be withheld until the 3rd trimester when the risk, if any, to the fetus is likely to be reduced. Hope this clears things up. DrG ...Read more
Pinworms: You cn take the meds if you are past your first trimester ...Read more
I gave ovex to my 4 year old daughter for pinworm, as I had found some. It's been 7 days now & no sign but last night she wet the bed! Advice?
Yes: In general, there are no known interactions between these two medications. ...Read more
My daughter has threadworms. Took her first dose of ovex suspension mebendazole how long will this take to kill them off?
Repeat dose in 2 wks: The single dose treatment is often repeated after 2 weeks, in order to treat eggs that hatched since the original treatment. ...Read more
I took 100mg mebendazole (5ml ovex) last night. Is it safe to try & conceive this month? Currently day 6 of cycle, bleeding passed, ovulate day 12-15?
Should be fine: There should be no problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Low Glycemic Index: Great question! While there are no magic foods, normal weight and a healthy, low glycemic index diet are associated with higher fertility, while excess weight and an unhealthy high glycemic index diet are associated with higher rates of infertility. For a helpful reference check out the fertility diet, an easy to read book by harvard researchers dr chavarro and dr willett. ...Read more
Stay healthy: Healthy diet, limit caffeine and alcohol, avoid tobacco, moderate exercise, and staying healthy all support natural fertility. Understanding when during the cycle you are best able to conceive, and using natural family planning methods also increase chances of success. Herbs, otc drugs, diets, vitamins, supplements, and tricks to 'make you fertile' don't work and can be dangerous. ...Read more
See urologist: Management of "male infertility" depends on the nature and etiology of male infertility. For example, mildly decreased sperm count or severe (no sperm). There are several causes for having a low sperm count. Best to seek a urological evaluation to possibly determine the cause of an abnormal semen analysis. The etiology will determine the best option to correct the problem, if possible. ...Read more
Yes, but....: There is still no scientific evidence to support what doctors see clinically in their offices. Women seem to conceive after they learn to reduce felt stress. The procedures that work best include meditating, diaphragmatic breathing, and certain self-talking. Also, when they do difficult or challenging daily activities they don't try or push themselves, but instead become mentally calm. ...Read more