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Medication Description: Pyrantel (Pyrantel)

PIRANTEL (Pyrantel). 1, 4, 5, 6-Tetrahydro-1-methyl-2- [trans-2- (2-thienyl) -vinyl] pyrimidine.

Synonyms: Kombantrin, Nemocide, Aguipiran, Bifantrel, Cobantril, Combantrin, Helmex, Medintel, Nemocid, Pamex, Pamintel, Pamotrin, Pelmintrel, Pyrantel embonate, Strongid P, Trilombrin, etc.

Available as pamoate (3-hydroxy-2-naphthoate) or embonate.

The domestic name of Pyrantel Embonate is embovin.

It is effective in enterobiasis, ascariasis, ankilostomidosis, necatoriasis and to a lesser extent in 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 taking a laxative) 1 time per day (after breakfast) in the form of tablets or syrup. Tablets before swallowing should be chewed thoroughly.

In enterobiasis and ascariasis, it is prescribed once at the rate of 10 mg / kg; with necatoriasis and the combination of necatoria 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.

The drug is contraindicated in pregnancy.

Method of production: tablets of 0.25 g in a package of 3 pieces; suspension, containing 50 mg of the drug in 1 ml, in vials of 15 ml.

Storage: List B.