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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

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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The new accounting standard most dramatically affected the recorded value of international pharmaceutical donations such as Mebendazole, a common de-worming medication used in ThirdWorld countries.
On both occasions, the infant was diagnosed with pinworm infection and prescribed Mebendazole.
tuberculata coccinea and, second, to assess the effectiveness of multiple mebendazole applications for the control of these pests.