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Dr. Al Hegab
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Pyrantel (Overview)

Pyrantel is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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For what worms is pyrantel for deworming?

For what worms is pyrantel for deworming?

Hook, pin, round: Usually hookworm, pinworm and roundworms. Dosing is different depending on infection. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
7 doctors shared insights

Pyrantel (Overview)

Pyrantel is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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If taken pyrantel, should the dose be repeated in a wk?

If taken pyrantel, should the dose be repeated in a wk?

Depends: Treatment of pinworms is usually two doses separated by two weeks. For other infections it is often a three day course. ...Read more

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Doctors use pyrantel to treat some sort of infections?

Doctors use pyrantel to treat some sort of infections?

Worms: Works against intestinal nematodes - roundworm, hookworm and pinworm are most common indications. ...Read more

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Does pyrantel work for pinworms?

Does pyrantel work for pinworms?

Yes: One dose followed by a second dose two weeks later. ...Read more

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How long does Pyrantel Embonate stay in the system? Can it effect conception?

How long does Pyrantel Embonate stay in the system? Can it effect conception?

Best to wait.: It reaches peak availablity at about an hour and leaves completely within a few days at the most. 5 half lives times 5 hours max = less than 3 days. Probably best to postpone conception. It is a category C in pregnancy and breastfeeding, which means that it has never been studied in pregnant women and the studies in pregnant mice have shown unusual 1st trimester effects and stillbirth. ...Read more

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If taken pyrantel, should the dose be repeated in a wk?

Depends: Treatment of pinworms is usually two doses separated by two weeks. For other infections it is often a three day course. ...Read more

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For what worms is pyrantel for deworming?

Hook, pin, round: Usually hookworm, pinworm and roundworms. Dosing is different depending on infection. ...Read more

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How long does Pyrantel Embonate stay in the system? Can it effect conception?

Best to wait.: It reaches peak availablity at about an hour and leaves completely within a few days at the most. 5 half lives times 5 hours max = less than 3 days. Probably best to postpone conception. It is a category C in pregnancy and breastfeeding, which means that it has never been studied in pregnant women and the studies in pregnant mice have shown unusual 1st trimester effects and stillbirth. ...Read more

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Does pyrantel work for pinworms?

Yes: One dose followed by a second dose two weeks later. ...Read more

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Doctors use pyrantel to treat some sort of infections?

Worms: Works against intestinal nematodes - roundworm, hookworm and pinworm are most common indications. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Antiminth (pyrantel) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Antiminth (pyrantel) allergy?

A reaction caused by: antibodies to the drug or something in its preparation. Such reactions often involve hives, itching or respiratory problems. ...Read more

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Do pinworms/threadworms ever become tolerant pyrantel pamoate?

Do pinworms/threadworms ever become tolerant pyrantel pamoate?

Possible/? reinfect: Tolerance to any medication is possible in theory. Treatment with pyrantel pomate is often repeated in 1-2 wks to assure cure. Reinfection is common if environmental sources are not found & eliminated. ...Read more

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Hi. I am 11 weeks pregnant and have somehow contracted pinworms. Can I safely take pyrantel pamoate and repeat at 2 weeks? Thanks.

Hi. I am 11 weeks pregnant and have somehow contracted pinworms.  Can I safely take pyrantel pamoate and repeat at 2 weeks?  Thanks.

Pinworms: There are no adequate studies to show any damage to a fetus. The answer is unknown but likely safe. Particularly as you are almost out of the First trimester. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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Pls help me?

Help: In order to assist you - you need to provide us with more information. Please re-ask and clarify the question that you need help with. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
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Antiminth (Definition)

Antiminth is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of ...Read more