Drug Information

 


      










Indication
& Dosage


Oral

ROUNDWORM(ASCARIS): 5mg/kg as a single dose.

HOOKWORM AND THEREADWORM AND MIXED INFECTIONS: 10mg/kg/day as a single
dose. Necator infestation may require 10mg/kg/day for 3 days. May be
repeated once or twice at intervals of 2 weeks.

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Action



Effective against roundworms (Ascaris), threadworms (Enterobius),
hookworms and Trichstrongylus> Not effective against whipworm. Acts
by paralysing the worms which get detached and are excreted by
intestinal peristalsis.

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Interaction

Piperazine: In ascariasis, pyrantel and piperazine
are matually antagonistic.

Theophyllline: Serum levels of theophylline may be increased.

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Adverse Effect & Precautions






Nausea, vomiting, headache, skin rash and dizziness.




Precaution: Safety and
efficacy for use in children less than 2 years has not been established.

Pregnancy: Contraindicated.

Breast Feeding: Use with caution.

Man: May be used.

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Brands
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ANTIMINTH

Unique
TAB 250mg 3 7.32
SUSP 250mg/5ml 10ml 7.41
EXPENT

Merind
TAB 250mg 2 4.55
SUSP 250mg/5ml 8ml .6.30
NEMOCID

IPCA
TAB 250mg 3 6.08
SUSP 50mg/5ml 10ml 7.58
PA-PA

Euphoric
TAB 250mg 3 7.35
SUSP 25mg/5ml 8ml 5.50
PYRMOATE

Franco-Indian
TAB 250mg 3 8.49
SUSP 250mg/5ml 10ml 12.01
THELMEX

BPL Pharma
TAB 250mg 3 11.30
SUSP 200mg/5ml 8 8.30




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Drug Information
 

      

Indication & Dosage

Oral
ROUNDWORM(ASCARIS): 5mg/kg as a single dose.
HOOKWORM AND THEREADWORM AND MIXED INFECTIONS: 10mg/kg/day as a single dose. Necator infestation may require 10mg/kg/day for 3 days. May be repeated once or twice at intervals of 2 weeks.

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Action

Effective against roundworms (Ascaris), threadworms (Enterobius), hookworms and Trichstrongylus> Not effective against whipworm. Acts by paralysing the worms which get detached and are excreted by intestinal peristalsis.

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Interaction

Piperazine: In ascariasis, pyrantel and piperazine are matually antagonistic.
Theophyllline: Serum levels of theophylline may be increased.

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Adverse Effect & Precautions

Nausea, vomiting, headache, skin rash and dizziness.

Precaution: Safety and efficacy for use in children less than 2 years has not been established.
Pregnancy: Contraindicated.
Breast Feeding: Use with caution.
Man: May be used.

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ANTIMINTH

Unique

TAB

250mg

3

7.32

SUSP

250mg/5ml

10ml

7.41

EXPENT

Merind

TAB

250mg

2

4.55

SUSP

250mg/5ml

8ml

.6.30

NEMOCID

IPCA

TAB

250mg

3

6.08

SUSP

50mg/5ml

10ml

7.58

PA-PA

Euphoric

TAB

250mg

3

7.35

SUSP

25mg/5ml

8ml

5.50

PYRMOATE

Franco-Indian

TAB

250mg

3

8.49

SUSP

250mg/5ml

10ml

12.01

THELMEX

BPL Pharma

TAB

250mg

3

11.30

SUSP

200mg/5ml

8

8.30

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