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Pyrentrin suspension 250 mg/5 mL 10 mL

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Pyrentrin suspension contains Pyrantel Pamoate | belongs to Antinematodal

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How it works

Pyrentrin suspension 250 mg/5 mL 10 mL works by making the worms unable to move (paralyzed) so that the body can remove them naturally in the stool.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Pyrentrin suspension 250 mg/5 mL 10 mL

  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Headache
  • Skin rash rare
  • Drowsiness
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Elevated liver enzymes
  • Dizziness

Uses of Pyrentrin suspension 250 mg/5 mL 10 mL

What is it prescribed for?

  • Ascariasis

    This medicine is used for the treatment of ascariasis, which is an infection of the intestine caused by the roundworms (Ascaris lumbricoides).

  • Pinworm infection

    This medicine is used for the treatment of pinworm infection (Enterobius).

  • Hookworm infection

    This medicine is used for the treatment of hookworm infection (Ancylostoma or Necator).

  • Trichostrongyliasis

    This medicine is used for the treatment of trichostrongyliasis, which is an infection caused by a species of Trichostrongylus.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The duration for which this medicine remains active 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 pregnant women unless necessary. The risk and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

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

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Pyrentrin suspension 250 mg/5 mL 10 mL or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

  • Severe Hepatic impairment

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless necessary. The risk and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

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

General Warnings
  • Malnurition (or) Anemia

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with severe malnutrition or anemia. Ideally, anemic, dehydrated, or malnourished patients should receive supportive therapy prior to administration of this medicine.

  • Use in children

    The use of this medicine is not recommended in children less than 2 years of age since the safety and efficacy has not been established.

  • Liver disorder

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with preexisting or active mild to moderate liver diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of the liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Initiation of the therapy with this medicine at low doses is advised. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Driving or Operating machinery

    Use of this medicine may cause dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience dizziness during treatment with this medicine.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take/Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

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

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Sodium iodide I-123 moderate

General Instructions

Take/Administer this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take/administer in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course/without consulting your doctor.

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:

what are the adverse effects of Pyrentrin suspension 250 mg/5 mL 10 mL?

GI and CNS disturbances; rash.

What happens if I miss a dose of Pyrentrin suspension 250 mg/5 mL 10 mL?

Roundworms, Pinworms, or trichostrongyliasis: Adults & Children: 10 mg (base)/kg body weight as single dose. In confirmed diagnosis the dose is to be repeated in 2 wk.
Hookworms: Adults & Children: 10 mg/kg body weight in single dose on each of 3 consecutive days.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Pyrentrin suspension 250 mg/5 mL 10 mL. 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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