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Mebendazole

Mebendazole Information

Mebendazole Benefits & Uses

Mebendazole is used to treat the following -

Mebendazole Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Mebendazole

Mebendazole

Mebendazole Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Mebendazole is used -

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Fever दुर्लभ
  4. Abnormal liver function
  5. Dizziness Mild
  6. Abdominal Pain Mild
  7. Vertigo
  8. Flatulence Mild
  9. Urticaria

Mebendazole Related Warnings

Is the use of Mebendazole safe for pregnant women?

Mebendazole can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Mebendazole, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Mebendazole safe during breastfeeding?

Mebendazole has been seen to have minimal side effects on breastfeeding women.

Mild

What is the effect of Mebendazole on the Kidneys?

There are no side effects of Mebendazole on the kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Mebendazole on the Liver?

Mebendazole has very mild side effects on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Mebendazole on the Heart?

You can take Mebendazole without any fear of damage to the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Mebendazole with Other Drugs

Mebendazole should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Mebendazole Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Mebendazole unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Neutropenia
  2. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Mebendazole

Is this Mebendazole habit forming or addictive?

Mebendazole does not cause addiction.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Mebendazole will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Mebendazole only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Mebendazole for mental disorders.

No

Mebendazole Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Mebendazole

You can take Mebendazole with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Mebendazole

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Mebendazole with alcohol.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Vermox™ Chewable (mebendazole chewable tablets)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 849-850