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mebendazole

 [mĕ-ben´dah-zōl]

mebendazole

/me·ben·da·zole/ (mĕ-ben´dah-zōl) an anthelmintic used against trichuriasis, enterobiasis, ascariasis, and hookworm disease.

mebendazole

[məben′dəzōl]
an anthelmintic.
indications It is prescribed in treatment of pinworm, whipworm, roundworm, and hookworm infestations.
contraindications Pregnancy or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the most serious adverse effects are abdominal pain and diarrhea.

mebendazole

A systemic anthelmintic agent that interferes with glucose metabolism, which is used to manage ascariasis (roundworms), enterobiasis, oxyuriasis (pinworms), trichuriasis (whipworms) and uncinariasis (hookworm).
 
Adverse effects
Fever, rash, itching, sore throat, asthenia.

mebendazole

Vermox® Parasitology A systemic anthelmintic that interferes with glucose metabolism, used to manage ascariasis–roundworms, enterobiasis, oxyuriasis–pinworms, trichuriasis–whipworms, uncinariasis–hookworm Adverse effects Fever, rash, itching, sore throat, asthenia. Cf Anthelmintic.

mebendazole

An ANTHELMINTIC drug used to get rid of roundworms, hookworms, threadworms and whipworms. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Vermox.

mebendazole (məben´dəzōl),

n an anthelmintic agent that acts against pathogenic roundworms by inhibiting their glucose intake and secretory processes.

mebendazole

a broad-spectrum anthelmintic efficient against all gastrointestinal nematodes, lungworms and Moniezia in ruminants. It is not effective against Trichuris spp. and has reduced activity against benzimidazole-resistant worm species. It is not very effective against larval forms of Taenia spp., not effective against Draschia or Habronema spp. in horses, nor against Trichostrongylus axei. It is effective against Strongylus spp., but not against migrating Strongylus vulgaris larvae nor against Trichostrongylus axei, Strongyloides spp. or Anoplocephala perfoliata. It is recommended for general use in horses and combined with metriphonate for use against bot fly larvae. It is useful in dogs but does not remove Echinococcus granulosus or Dipylidium caninum. The drug has very low toxicity but has caused severe acute hepatic necrosis in some dogs.
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Then 200 collected samples were divided by randomized double blind control trial for 50 patients in 4 groups as follows: 50 patients treated with placebo as a control group, 50 patients treated with Mebendazole 500mg as an experimental 1 st group, 50 patients treated with Thai Traditional Herbal Formula (TTHF) as an experimental 2nd group and 50 patients treated with Areca catechu Lin.
tuberculata coccinea in the Canary Islands and to assess the effectiveness of multiple baths of mebendazole to control these pest species.
These two compounds showed extraordinary activity when compared with mebendazole, which is widely used for the control of D.
0 g), mebendazole (100 mg orally 2 times per day for 3 days), and albendazole (a single dose of 400 mg orally) are drugs of first choice.
In seven of 11 patients, mebendazole was used (oral, 50 mg/kg/day), and in the other 4 patients, albendazole was used (oral, 10 mg/kg/day) for 2-4 months.
Everyone received a packet of mebendazole to kill worms, as well as a package of generic vitamins.
According to the treatment guidelines of the Cambodian helminths control program, all children attending primary school in the village were administered albendazole (400 mg) and mebendazole (500 mg) twice a year.
Twenty-nine countries began receiving albendazole or mebendazole to treat or prevent soil-transmitted helminthiasis, increasing treatments provided with those drugs from 46 million in 2011 to 238 million in 2012.
The research team had introduced Thai Traditional Herbal Formula medicine (TTHF) in the treatment of helminthes and compared the efficacy and side effects among Mebendazole (500 mg) and Areca catechu Linn.
2) Mebendazole and ivermectin are alternative agents that have activity against intestinal roundworms.