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an anthelmintic used in the treatment of trichuriasis, enterobiasis, ascariasis, and hookworm disease.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
mebendazoleA systemic anthelmintic agent that interferes with glucose metabolism, which is used to manage ascariasis (roundworms), enterobiasis, oxyuriasis (pinworms), trichuriasis (whipworms) and uncinariasis (hookworm).
Fever, rash, itching, sore throat, asthenia.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
mebendazoleVermox® 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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
mebendazoleAn 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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