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PAREX 500mg Tablet 1s

Mebendazole:500mg | Intestinal anthelmintics

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Innvotek Product Form : TabletPack Size : 1sIngredients : Mebendazole:500mgGeneric Category : Intestinal anthelmintics

How it works

PAREX 500mg Tablet 1s is in a class of medications called anthelmintics. It works by killing the worms.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for PAREX 500mg Tablet 1s

  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach discomfort and pain rare
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Difficulty in breathing severe
  • Fever with chills
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Peeling and blistering of skin severe
  • Hair loss or thinning of the hair rare
  • Swelling of eyelids, face, lips, tongue severe
  • Decrease in blood cell count
  • Sore throat and hoarseness rare
  • Joint or muscle pain
  • Weight loss

Uses of PAREX 500mg Tablet 1s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Whipworm infection

    This medicine is used for the treatment of Whipworm infection caused by Trichuris trichiura strain.

  • Hookworm infection

    This medicine is used for the treatment of Hookworm infection caused by Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale strains.

  • Pinworm infection

    This medicine is used for the treatment of pinworm infection caused by Enterobius vermicularis strain.

  • Roundworm infection

    This medicine is used for the treatment of roundworm infection caused by Ascaris lumbricoides strain.

  • Other parasitic infections

    This medicine is also used for other infections caused due to helminths. Infections treated may include Giardiasis, Filariasis, Toxocariasis, Hydatid disease etc.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The time duration for which this medicine remains effective in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended if you are allergic to PAREX 500mg Tablet 1s or any other medicine belonging to the parent group namely, Benzimidazoles.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Liver function

    This medicine may alter liver functionality by increasing the enzyme content. Though the effect is reversible, close monitoring of enzyme levels is necessary especially if you have a liver condition.

  • Blood cells count

    This medicine may alter the blood cell count on prolonged usage. Report any side effects like persistent fever with chills and sore throat to the doctor on priority.

  • Prevention of infection

    Use of this medicine to treat an infection should be complemented by hygiene measures like cleaning the house and personal belongings, washing hands before and after eating, etc. This will ensure that the infection is not repeated or spread to other people.

  • Drug resistance

    It is recommended to take this medicine for the entire prescribed duration even when the symptoms improve or resolve. Failure to do so would result in drug resistance and treatment of subsequent infections with the same medicine would become very difficult.

  • Use in children

    This medicine is not recommended for use in children less than 2 years of age unless prescribed by your doctor since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped. Contact your doctor if you miss more than one scheduled dose of this medicine.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Carbamazepine
  • Metronidazole moderate
  • Cimetidine
  • Fosphenytoin
  • Phenytoin
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

General Instructions

Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. This medicine can be taken with or without food. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Take the medicine for the entire prescribed duration. Ensure that proper hygiene measures are adopted to prevent the recurrence and spread of the infection.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver PAREX 500mg Tablet 1s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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