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Mebendazole tablets are used to treat worm infections of the gut such as:
• threadworms (pinworms)
• other common worm infections (such as whipworm, roundworm, hookworm)
Do not take Mebendazole if
• You are allergic to anything in Mebendazole tablets
• You are pregnant
• Mebendazole should not be given to children are under 2 years of age
• Mebendazole should only be given to younger children if your doctor has specifically prescribed it. Your doctor will decide whether it is suitable for your child. You must follow the doctor’s instructions carefully.
Possible side effects
These include stomach pain, stomach discomfort, diarrhea, wind and feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting).
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking:
• Metronidazole - for certain infections
• Cimetidine - for excess stomach acidity.
• Take this medicine by mouth
• The dose will depend on which type of worm you have
• Crush the tablet before giving it to your child. Always supervise a child if they are taking this medicine
• Chew the tablets or swallow them whole
• You do not need to use a laxative or change your diet
For threadworms (pinworms):
• one tablet: a single tablet will kill threadworms. Your doctor may tell you to take a second tablet after two weeks in case of re-infection.
For other common worm infections:
• one tablet two times a day (morning and evening) for three consecutive days or as directed by your doctor.
How to store Mebendazole
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
• Do not use Mebendazole tablets after the expiry date which is stated on the label. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month
• There are no special storage conditions
• Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. These measures will help protect the environment.
* Dosage form and route of administration of Mebendazole 500 mg should be prescribed according to therapeutic indication and disease severity of each individual patient.