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Wormstop

100mg Suspension 30ml

Wormstop Suspension Kills Intestinal Worms 30 ml kills various types of worms. Treats stomach infections, hookworm infection, pinworm infection, intestinal infections, threadworm infection, roundworm infection and other conditions.

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Description:
Wormstop Suspension Kills Intestinal Worms 30 ml

Detailed Description:
Each 5 ml contains:Mebendazole 100 mg.Sugar free.Preservatives:Methylparaben - 0.18% m/v.Propylparaben - 0.02% m/v.Sodium benzoate - 0.2% m/v.Applicant:Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd A Sun Pharma Company.Toll free: 0800 00 2457.Sun Pharma.Scheduling status: S1.Proprietary name: (and dosage form):Wormstop® suspension.Wormstop® 100 tablets.Composition:Each tablet contains:Mebendazole - 100mg.Sugar free, artificially sweetened.Pharmacological classification:A.12 anthelmintics, bilharzia medicines, filaricides, etc.Pharmacological action:Mebendazole is a broad-spectrum anthelmintic. It appears to affect the cytoplasmic microtubules of the tegumental or intestinal cells of parasitic worms resulting in a transport blocking of secretory vesicles. This may lead to impaired coating of the membranes followed by a decreased digestion and absorption of nutrients, eg. glucose, thereby depleting the energy level until it is inadequate for survival.Indications:Wormstop® is indicated for the treatment of single and mixed helminth infestations caused by:Nematodes such as:Trichuris trichiura (whipworm).Ancylostoma duodenale (hookworm).Necator americanus (hookworm).Ascaris lumbricoides (large roundworm).Ternidens deminutus.Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm).Strongyloides stercoralis (threadworm).Cestodes:Taenia spp (tapeworm).Infestations by Moniliformis moniliformis.Identification:Suspension:A white to off-white, opaque, viscous suspension with characteristic fruit smell.Tablets:Light orange coloured, orange flavoured, smooth, round, flat uncoated tablets with bevelled edges on both sides.Presentation:Suspension:Amber glass bottles containing 30 ml Wormstop® suspension.Tablets:Blister packs of 6, 10 x 6, 24 x 6 and 40 x 6 tablets.Wormstop® suspension: S3 bot 0500756 (botswana).NS1 04/12/1631 (Namibia).S2 Bot 0500778 (Botswana).NS1 04/12/1632 (Namibia).Name and business address of the holder certificate of registration.Date if publication of this package insert:22 January 1998.Code: 5115575.

Pack size:
30 ml

Quantity in pack:
1

Marketing description:
30 ml.S1.Wormstop®.Suspension.Kills intestinal worms.

Brand:
Wormstop

Package type:
Box

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Usage instructions:
Dosage:See enclosed package insert or use as directed by a physician.Keep well closed.Shake the bottle before use.Dosage and directions for use:Whipworm; hookworm; large round worm; pinworm; ternidens deminutus; infestations by moniliformis moniliformis:Tablets:One tablet (100 mg) twice daily (morning and evening) for three consecutive days.Suspension:Shake the bottle before use.One medicine measure (5 ml) twice daily (morning and evening) for three consecutive days. This standard dosage applies to adults, children and infants.For threadworm (strongyloides stercoralis):Adults: two tablets (200 mg) or two medicine measures (10 ml) twice daily (morning and evening) for three consecutive days.Children: one tablet (100 mg) or one medicine measure (5 ml) twice daily (morning and evening) for three consecutive days.For tapeworm (taenia spp):One tablet or one medicine measure (5 ml) twice daily (morning and evening) for six consecutive days. This standard dosage applies to adults, children and infants.Tablets: Wormstop® is easily accepted even by children but may be crushed and given with some liquid.A second course of treatment should be given to those patients who are still infected three to four weeks after the first course. In worm-eradication campaigns the standard course should be administered every quarter during the first year.If a helminth is not susceptible to the standard dosage, a treatment course of longer than three days and/or involving higher doses than 100 mg for tablets and 5 ml for suspension is recommended.The efficacy of Wormstop® is dependent upon the duration of physical contact between medicine and parasite. When gastro-intestinal transit time is accelerated, e.g. In diarrhoea, it is necessary to repeat the dose at more frequent intervals daily.In doses exceeding the recommended dosages, Wormstop*1 can cause vomiting, fever, transient neutropenia, alopecia, bone marrow suppres- One medicine measure (5ml) twice daily (morning and evening) for three consecutive days. This standard dosage applies to adults children and infants.Tablets: Wormstop® is easily accepted even by children but may be crushed and given with some liquid.A second course of treatment should be given to those patients while are still infected three to four weeks after the first course. In worm-eradication campaigns the standard course should administered every quarter during the first years.If a helminth is not susceptible to the standard dosage, a treatment course of longer than three days and / or involving higher doses than 100 mg for tablets and 5 ml for suspension is recommended. The efficacy of Wormstop® is dependent upon the duration of physical contact between medicine and parasite. When gastro-intestinal transit time is accelerated, e.g. in diarrhoea, it is necessary to repeat the dose at more frequent intervals daily.For infants under 2 years see "Side-effects and special precautions".

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