Description of the medicine: Pyrantel (Pyrantel)
PIRANTEL (Pyrantel). 1, 4, 5, 6-Tetrahydro-1-methyl-2- [trans-2- (2-thienyl) vinyl] pyrimidine.
Synonyms: Combantrin, Nemocide, Aguipiran, Bifantrel, Cobantril, Combantrin, Helmex, Medintel, Nemocid, Pamex, Pamintel, Pamotrin, Pelmintrel, Pyrantel embonate, Strongid P, Trilombrin, etc.
Available in the form of pamoate (3-hydroxy-2-naphthoate) or embonate.
The domestic name of the pyrantel embonate is embovin.
Effective for enterobiasis, ascariasis, hookworm infection, necatorosis, and to a lesser extent with trichocephalosis.
Due to its high efficiency and low toxicity, it is widely used in the treatment of enterobiosis in children.
Take the drug inside (without laxative) 1 time per day (after breakfast) in the form of tablets or syrup. Chew tablets carefully before swallowing.
When enterobiosis and ascariasis are prescribed once at a rate of 10 mg / kg; with necatorosis and a combination of necatorosis with ascariasis - 10 mg / kg for 3 days or 20 mg / kg for 2 days.
The drug is usually well tolerated; in some cases, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, dizziness are possible.
The drug is contraindicated in pregnancy.
Method of release: tablets of 0.25 g in a package of 3 pieces; suspension containing 50 mg of the drug in 1 ml in 15 ml vials.
Storage: List B.