mebendazole


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Related to mebendazole: Albendazole, Pyrantel pamoate
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Noun1.mebendazole - an anthelmintic used to treat hookworm and pinworm and roundworm infestationsmebendazole - an anthelmintic used to treat hookworm and pinworm and roundworm infestations
anthelminthic, anthelmintic, helminthic, vermifuge - a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
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mebendazole

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TOBA TEK SINGH -- On the direction of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Punjab Health Services Director General Dr Akhtar Rasheed Malik and Health Additional Secretary (Technical) Dr Asim Altaf held a meeting on Thursday with Deputy Commissioner Irfan Nawaz Memon, District Health Authority chief Dr Muhammad Aslam and other officials regarding the incident of Wednesday in which 180 students of two to five years of age had fallen sick after they were given anti-hookworm tablets Mebendazole by health department teams and consequently they were admitted to hospital.
The DOH had targeted to administer the anthelmintic drugs albendazole and mebendazole to about 848,947 children aged 5 to 18 in the Zamboanga provinces and this city.
Several antihelminthic drugs against Serratospiculum species have been described, such as febendazole, levamisole, mebendazole, moxidectin, thiabendazole, melarsomine combined with ivermectin, and ivermectin alone.
Many drugs have been used, including diethylcarbamazine, ivermectin, mebendazole, levamisole, albendazole, and thiabendazole (1).
Included in the 'repurposed' drugs are: metformin, which is normally given to diabetics to limit glucose overload; statins, normally given to heart patients to cut cholesterol; doxycycline, which in an antibiotic; and mebendazole, an antiparasitic drug.
The patient recovered after the surgery and used mebendazole for 6 months.
The patient underwent multiple blood transfusions before referral to the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH), Karachi and was managed conservatively with mebendazole at our hospital after exclusion of other possible causes of gastrointestinal bleeding.
As of now, albendazole, praziquantel, invermectin, diethyl carbamazine, and mebendazole are some common drugs used in the treatment and prevention of parasitic worm infections.
Speaking about drug therapy, he said that Mebendazole, Albendazole and other similar drugs are quite safe and effective.