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Ovex Side Effects
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
Wash : you're bedding in hot water.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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).
Hope that helps ...Read more
Ovex: Can be purchased from Amazon.com as Pin-X, but I recommend seeing a doctor & getting a prescription. ...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 ›