Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S

Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S contains mebendazole and is indicated in patients of age 2 years and older for the treatment of gastrointestinal infections

Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S is used for the treatment of threadworm infections, whipworm infections, hookworm infections, and roundworm infections

Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S can be taken with or without meal

Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S comes in the form of tablets

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Type

Tablet

Feature

500mg

Unit

'S

Formula

Mebendazole

Composition

Mebendazole 500 mg

Brand

Aspin Pharma

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S is designed for the treatment of worm infections (threadworms, roundworms, hookworm, etc) and belongs to a group of drugs known as anthelmintics. Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S works by blocking Glucose; used by worm cells to grow, replicate and survive. Without Glucose, worms tend to die soon.

Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S is available in syrup as well as in tablet form and is meant to be ingested orally either with or without food. Tablets may be crushed or split in half to make it easier for ingestion by younger patients. Patients are advised to ingest Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S with plenty of water to help ease the passage of the tablet into the throat.

Dosage is entirely dependent upon the type of worm infection, the severity of symptoms, and the patient’s age and weight. Each individual may be prescribed a different dosage.Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S is meant to be ingested for a short period of only 3 days. After which patients are asked to do another 3-day course of treatment with Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S to prevent any chances of reinfection.

Mild side effects such as stomach cramps, fatigue, and flatulence, tend to resolve on their own in a few days. Patients are requested to inform their physician before ingesting any other medicines, especially Cimetidine and Metronidazole as they have been reported to negatively interact with Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S.

Indications

Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S can be used to treat:

  • Worm infections 

How Does Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S Work

Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S works by blocking Glucose; used by worm cells to grow, replicate and survive. Without Glucose, worms tend to die soon.

How To Use Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S

Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S is available in tablet form and is meant to be ingested orally either with or without food.Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S can be crushed or split in half to make it easier for ingestion by younger patients. Patients are advised to ingest Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S with plenty of water to help ease the passage of the tablet into the throat.

Dosage is entirely dependent upon the type of worm infection, the severity of symptoms, the patient’s age, and weight. Each individual may be prescribed a different dosage.Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S is meant to be ingested for a short period of only 3 days. After which patients are asked to do another 3-day course of treatment with Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S to prevent any chances of reinfection.

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you do not remember you missed the dose until the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule as that will lead to serious adverse effects. If this happens very often, try setting an alarm as a reminder.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

A tablet or two either once or twice a day is prescribed to patients aged 18 years and above. Dosage is entirely dependent upon the worm infection, the severity of symptoms, and the patient’s age and weight.

Child Dosage

A tablet or two either once or twice a day is prescribed to patients aged 2 years and above. Dosage is entirely dependent upon the worm infection, the severity of symptoms, and the patient’s age and weight. The syrup form of the drug is preferably prescribed to younger patients.

Elderly Dosage 

A tablet or two either once or twice a day is prescribed to patients aged 65 years and above. Dosage is entirely dependent upon the worm infection, the severity of symptoms, the patient’s age, and weight.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S is deemed unsafe to be prescribed to pregnant and breastfeeding women. If you are undergoing treatment with Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S and become pregnant, inform your doctor immediately, the doctor will ask you to stop using Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S:

  • Allergic reaction to Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S or any other drug or ingredient
  • Pregnant women 
  • Breastfeeding women 

Precautions 

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S:

  • Seizures/fits
  • Fructose intolerance 
  • Infants (aged 2 years and below)

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S:

  • Metronidazole 
  • Cimetidine 
  • Certain antiseizure drugs 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S has certain side effects which include:

  • Stomach problems (such as nausea, vomiting, cramps)
  • Fatigue 
  • Flatulence 
  • Headache 

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt, the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor

  • Changes in the color of skin 
  • Blisters on the skin, genitals, and mouth 
  • Swelling of hands and feet
  • Sore throat 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Flatulence- Can be eased by consuming smaller, more frequent meals that don’t trigger your flatulence. Getting a minimum of 30 minutes of daily exercise has shown great results in combating flatulence.
  • Fatigue- Patients experiencing this adverse effect, are advised to take deep breaths, intake tea or coffee, get a good night’s rest, and not overburden themselves for a few days.
  • Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe
  • Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) or diarrhea –Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you are sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water.

FAQ’S

#1. Can Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S Be Used If a Patient Is Having Flu Symptoms?

Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S is not deemed to be effective against viruses as Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S is an anthelmintic and therefore works on various worms to eliminate infections caused by worm infestation.

#2. How To Store Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S?

Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#3. What If I Take Too Much Of Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S?

In case of too much consumption by accident, kindly contact your doctor or nearby hospital right away. The amount of medication that can result in severe side effects varies from person to person. An overdose results in slowing down the heart rate and difficulty breathing accompanied by seizures and fainting spells.

#4. What If I Miss A Dose Of Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#5. How Is Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S Supposed To Be Taken?

Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S is available in tablet format and is meant to be ingested orally with plenty of water to ease the passage of Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S into the patient’s throat.

#6. Can I Take Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S During My Pregnancy?

No,Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S is deemed unsafe to be ingested during pregnancy.

#7. What Are Common Side Effects Caused By Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S?

  • Stomach problems (such as nausea, vomiting, cramps)
  • Fatigue 
  • Flatulence 
  • Headache 

#8. Will Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S Affect My Fertility?

No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in fertility.

#9. Is Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S Safe To Give To Elderly Patients?

Yes. This drug can be easily and safely prescribed to patients above 18 years of age. For elderly patients the dosage of the drug may be lower than normal due to decreased kidney function,Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S may not be effectively removed from the body and so, in such cases, the doctor may prescribe an altered dose of the Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S.

#10. Can I Drive After Taking This Medication?

Patients are allowed to drive and operate other heavy machinery while undergoing treatment with Vermox 500mg Tablet 3 ‘S