Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Vermox

Descriptions


Mebendazole is used to treat:

  • Common roundworms (ascariasis).
  • Hookworms (ancylostomiasis, necatoriasis, uncinariasis).
  • Pinworms (enterobiasis, oxyuriasis).
  • Whipworms (trichuriasis).

Mebendazole is used to treat infections caused by worms. It works by keeping the worm from absorbing sugar (glucose), so that the worm loses energy and dies.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet, Chewable
  • Suspension