What is Vermox
Vermox (generic name - mebendazole) is highly effective anthelmintic agent having a wide range of action.
Mechanism of action
Vermox disrupts the metabolism in the body of the worm, mainly prevents absorption of sugars, and as a result followed by attrition and death of the parasite. Vermox also affects a brake on the development of eggs of worms. It is a synthetic parasitic anthelmintic drug in the intestine. Vermox degrades worm microtubules in cells, thereby interfering with the absorption of glucose and normal digestive activity of the parasite to the extent that it comes to autolysis. Vermox is absorbed to a small extent. Bioavailability is low due to the low solubility of the active substance. About 2-5% of a given drug is expelled with urine, 95% of the drug is excreted in the form of not revised or as the principal metabolite of faeces.
Parasitic infections of the gastrointestinal tract, such as Ascaris human threadworms, hookworm duodenum, certain types of tapeworm, whipworms.
There is limited experience with the use of the drug during pregnancy, it is therefore necessary to consult a doctor in case of intention of use of Vermox during pregnancy.
It is not known whether this medicine is excreted in breast milk, you should therefore consult a doctor if you intend to use during breastfeeding.
Dosing and Administration
How to take Vermox
Use in children:
In children under 2 years of age has been seen bouts of muscle contractions in connection with the application of Vermox, because the drug is not allowed to serve in this age group.
If you need to use the drug in young children, consider whether the expected benefits outweigh the potential risks.
The dose of Vermox is determined by your doctor.
Typically, the dose for adults and children over 2 years of age in the fight against pinworms 1 tablet as a single dose. After 14 days you should repeat the dose in order to avoid the return of infection
In combating hookworm and whipworm - the treatment consists of 2 tablets in the morning for 3 consecutive days. In the case of very severe infection, treatment should be extended to 5 days.
Enterobiosis: 1 tabl. (100 mg) given as a single dose. Because the reinwazje are very frequent, it is advisable to repeat the treatment after 2 and 4 weeks.
Ascariasis, infection with whipworms, hookworm infection and mixed 2 x 1 tablet. (2 x 100 mg) a day, morning and evening, for three consecutive days.
Short list of possible side effects
- Temporary abdominal pain
Such measures appear in the application of high doses due to strong infection pathogens.
- Swelling of the face and tongue
In the case of a massive invasion and intensive worms excretion is observed lasting abdominal pain and diarrhea. Rarely, hypersensitivity reactions, skin redness, hives and angioedema.
Contraindications and precautions
The drug is contraindicated in pregnant women and women who suspect they are pregnant (preprarat exhibits embryotoxic and teratogenic). Do not breast-feed while taking Vermox.
The drug should not be administered to patients who are allergic to mebendazole.
The expected effect of treatment may change if Vermox is used in combination with other medicines. The intention to use of other drugs, including preparation should be discussed with your doctor.
Do not consume alcohol during the course of treatment, nor in the day after its completion.
When taken for a long period of time in excess of the recommended doses significantly observed to liver dysfunction including hepatitis. In patients with impaired hepatic function may occur exacerbation of the disease.
Special care requires the use of the drug in patients suffering from Lesniewski-Corhn or ulcerative colitis, because the absorption and toxicity of the preparation can be increased.
Patients should be advised that maintaining cleanliness is an important factor in preventing recurrence and spread of the disease.
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