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mebendazole

 [mĕ-ben´dah-zōl]

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.
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Peso fetal menor tambien fue observado con tiabendazol, en ratones (Ogata et ai.,1984) y con flubendazol (Yoshimura, 1987a), triclabendazol (Yoshimura, 1987b) o mebendazol (Baskerville et al., 1988; Bombonato et al., 1994) en ratas.
The comparative efficiency of Nitroscanate tablets (Lopatol[R]), Mebendazol, Bunamide, hydrochloride and Praziquantel against artificial infections of Taenia hydatigena and natural infections of other intestinal Helminths in dogs.
Parasitic illness is widespread in Morazan, a condition that health promoters combat with Mebendazol. Antibiotics, including injectable penicillin, and ibuprofen are also common among botiquin stock, as are soy beans for protein deficiency and iodized salt to prevent endemic goiter, a condition that MDM-ES found to be present in 50-80 percent of twenty-three hundred people examined in Morazan.
El tratamiento completo consiste en cuatro dosis sucesivas de 500 mg de mebendazol cada seis meses.
Los cachorros fueron desparasitados con Mebendazol, Prazicuantel y Nitrofurazona.