The Brand Name PYRANTHEL Has Generic Salt :: Pyrantel
PYRANTHEL Is From Company Dolphin Priced :: Rs. 7.05
PYRANTHEL have Pyrantel is comes under Sub class #N/A of Main Class #N/A
Main Medicine Class:: #N/A Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A
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Indications for Drugs ::
Enterobiasis, Ascariasis, Worm infections, Trichinosis
Drug Dose ::
Adult: PO Susceptible single or mixed worm infections 10 mg/kg as a single dose. Child: 10 mg/kg as a single dose. Adult: Ascariasis 5 mg/kg as a single dose. Max: 1 g/dose. Mass treatment of ascariasis 2.5 mg/kg as a single dose given 3-4 times/yr. Enterobiasis 10 mg/kg repeated once after 2-4 wk. Max: 1 g/dose. Trichinosis 10 mg/kg/day for 5 days.
Drug Precautions ::
Liver dysfunction, anaemia or severe malnutrition. Treat members in close contact with the patient.
Drug Side Effects ::
Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, drowsiness, insomnia, diarrhoea, tenesmus, SGOT elevations, headache, dizziness, rash.
Pregnancy category ::
Drug Mode of Action ::
Pyrantel is effective against roundworms (Ascaris), threadworms (Enterobius), hookworms and Trichostrongylus. Not effective against whipworm. Acts by paralysing the worms which get detached and are excreted by intestinal peristalsis.
Drug Interactions ::
Potentially Fatal: Mutually antagonistic with piperazine.