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Helmintic infections
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Drug Name:

EMVERM Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Mebendazole 100mg; chew tabs.

Company:
Impax Laboratories, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for EMVERM:

Enterobiasis (pinworm). Trichuriasis (whipworm). Ascariasis (common roundworm). Uncinariasis (common or American hookworm).

Adults and Children:

Chew, swallow or crush and mix with food. Enterobiasis: 100mg as a single dose. Other parasites: 100mg AM and PM for 3 consecutive days. May repeat after 3 weeks.

Warnings/Precautions:

Periodically assess organ system functions including hematopoietic and hepatic during prolonged therapy. Children <2 years. Pregnancy (Cat.C): not recommended (esp. during 1st trimester). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Anthelmintic.

Interactions:

May be potentiated by cimetidine.

Adverse Reactions:

Abdominal pain, diarrhea; rare: hypersensitivity reactions, convulsions, neutropenia, agranulocytosis, hepatitis.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Tabs—1

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