pyrantel pamoate

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pyrantel pamoate

[pīran′təl]
an anthelmintic.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of infestation by roundworms or pinworms.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use. Caution should be used in anemia or severe malnutrition.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are nausea, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, dizziness, and skin rash.
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Reese's Pinworm Medicine has been a part of privately held Reese Pharmaceutical's product offering since 1986.
The key ingredient in Reese's Pinworm Medicine is pyrantel pamoate, the only anthelmintic drug that has been approved for O-T-C sales by the Food and Drug Administration.
To prevent pinworms from coming back, it is extremely important to follow all of the instructions on the paper insert that is included with Reese's Pinworm Medicine.
Reese's Pinworm Medicine has been effectively treating pinworm since 1986.
Today, Reese's Pinworm Treatment items are staples at retail drug stores, available as both an oral suspension item and in solid dose caplets.