mebendazole

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an anthelmintic used to treat hookworm and pinworm and roundworm infestations

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17), I wanted to remind physicians to be sure to rule out pinworm infection, which may easily be treated with Vermox. Years ago we used Povan, which was dosed according to the patient's weight and got somewhat complicated when the entire family was involved.
In the United States, the treatment of intestinal helminths generally consists of 3 days of pharmacotherapy with mebendazole (Vermox).
The most common treatment is a one dose chewable tablet called Vermox. Since pinworms are so contagious, the whole family is often treated to prevent other involved family members from re-infecting the child.