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How successful is taking albendazole against pinworm?

How successful is taking albendazole against pinworm?

Very effective if...: Albendazole can be very effective against pinworms if taken appropriately and if proper hygiene practices are in place. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Pinworms (Definition)

A condition in which small parasitic worms are found in the gastrointestinal tract. The worms lay eggs at night in and around ...Read more


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How effective is albenza (albendazole) for pinworms?

How effective is albenza (albendazole) for pinworms?

Very effective: Since reinfection is common, whole family has to be treated at the same time. ...Read more

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Is albendazole necessary for pinworm?

Is albendazole necessary for pinworm?

Confusing question: It is an effective treatment, among others.If you or the patient is asymptomatic, treatment is not absolutely required.Some patients will clear this naturally, but chronic carriage is common. ...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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Does albendazole kills pinworms?

Yes: Treats hydatid disease and other infections caused by tapeworms. May also be used to treat infections caused by roundworms, hookworms, and pinworms. Belongs to a class of drugs called anthelmintics. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Is Vermox better than albandozole at killing pinworms?

Hard to say: I had been using vermox for years & found it well accepted & effective for this problem.However, it has not been available through the pharmacies in my region for the last couple of years. Albendazole is a similar med & has worked, but requires higher dosing. ...Read more

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Is albendazole suitable for children with roundworm?

Is albendazole suitable for children with roundworm?

Albendazole: Albendazole is utilized worldwide against worm infestation. However, i is more common is usa to use mebendazole. Side effects of both include dizziness, nausea, emesis, liver dysfunction, and more dangerous is aplastic anemia. Blood count levels need to be monitored. ...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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Deworming medecine for all worms?

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No such thing: There are many, many different worms, and each class has its own specific best agent. There isn't one that will work for every worm, because that insinuates you don't know what the worm is; i would definitely get evaluated by a doctor to see what these worms could be. Antiparasitic agents can have significant toxicity when used improperly. ...Read more

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Albendazole - suitable for children with threadworm?

Albendazole - suitable for children with threadworm?

Secondary med: Current reccomendations list Praziquantel at 5-10 mg/kg x 1 dose as the preferred agent for tapeworm due to effectiveness & simplicity of treatment. Albendazole at a dose of 15mg/kg divided 2x/day for 1-6 mo may be effective but is certainly a harder rx to complete. See harriet lane handbook of pediatric antimicrobial therapy. ...Read more

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Is ivermectin ( stromectol ) for scabies?

Is ivermectin ( stromectol ) for scabies?

Can be: First line therapy for scabies is a topical scabicide. Ivermectin (stromectol) is an oral anti-parasitic agent which has been used to treat scabies but is not fda-approved for this use and is considered second line therapy in severe cases or in patients who cannot tolerate topical agents. ...Read more

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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

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Treatment for ring worm?

Treatment for ring worm?

Various: Ringworm is caused by skin fungus. Some cases of ringworm are caused by the same fungus that cause athlete's foot. For many cases of ringworm on the arms, legs or torso, creams or ointments will get rid of the skin yeast. For widespread cases or for ringworm in the scalp tablets are used. ...Read more

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Best cure for ring worm?

Best cure for ring worm?

Oral antifungals: If this is extensive or resitantto topical then see doc for prescription for a course of oral antifungal meds such as nizoral, lamisil, (terbinafine) sporonox or griseofulvin. ...Read more

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How soon after taking albenza (albendazole) do pinworms die?

Unlabeled Use : Unlabeled use for pin worms. Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm) (unlabeled use): oral: 400 mg as a single dose; repeat in 2 weeks. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Enterobiasis (Definition)

Pinworm infestation causes itching around anus and less often ...Read more


Dr. Janet Soul
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Albendazole (Definition)

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