Vermoxum - is an antiparasitic agent for the treatment of ascariasis and enterobioze, hookworm and trichuriasis.
The main active ingredient: benzimidazole.
The instructions to the drug Vermoxum Set as anthelmintic (antiparasitic) drug effects on a wide range of parasites, with the most pronounced effect in enterobioze and trihotsefaleze.
The drug causes irreversible metabolic disorders in helminths: breaks glucose utilization, reduce glycogen, inhibits the synthesis of cellular tubulin and ATP.
Vermoxum not absorbed in the intestinal tract; when entering the blood is distributed in adipose tissue, liver and body larval helminths. It is metabolized in the liver to 2-amino derivative and excreted by the kidneys. About 90% of the dose is excreted in the feces in the initial form.
Vermoxum comes in the form of tablets, 1 pack of 6 pieces. One tablet contains about 100 mg of active substance.
Application Vermoxum possible with:
- ascariasis (a parasitic disease caused by Ascaris)
- enterobioze (a disease caused by pinworms)
- hookworm (a disease caused by a nematode),
- trihotsefaleze (a parasitic disease caused by whipworm).
Instructions for use Vermoxum
Application Vermoxum at enterobioze - 100 mg (or 1 tablet) once. Duration of treatment - 3 days. In order to prevent reinfection take another treatment after 2 weeks and 4 weeks.
When ankilostomidoze, ascariasis, trihotsefaleze or mixed helminthiasis Vermoxum prescribed for children older than 12 months and for adults of 100 mg twice a day (preferably morning and evening). The course of treatment - 3 days.
When strongiloidoze teniasis and adults encouraged to take 200 mg twice a day, 3 days for a course of therapy. Babies single dose of 100 mg, taken twice a day, the duration of treatment 3 days.
In the opinion of Vermoxum due to ingestion may experience the following side effects of the drug:
- dyspepsia - nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea,
- allergic reactions (rash, hives, swelling)
- elevated transaminase levels in blood, leukopenia, anemia,
- cylindruria hematuria and urine,
- malformations of the fetus.
In the case of the drug at a dose greater than specified in the instructions to Vermoxum, there are abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea.
Taking large doses for a long time may lead to abnormal liver function (hepatitis, neutropenia).
Treatment of overdose: it is necessary to wash out the stomach, causing vomiting or an aqueous solution of potassium permanganate (20 mg per 100 ml of water) and take activated charcoal.
Appointment Vermoxum for children up to 2 years old, people with hypersensitivity to any of its components, patients with ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, or liver failure is contraindicated. The drug is not taken during breastfeeding.
During pregnancy Vermoxum used with caution.
Interaction with Drug
According to the reviews of Vermoxum, it can cause symptoms of hypoglycemia in diabetic patients, so the dose of insulin is reduced. Do not take together Vermoxum lipophilic substances, laxatives, alcohol and fatty food.
Too long application drug necessary to monitor changes in the peripheral blood, liver and kidneys.
When treating Vermoxum prohibited the use of alcohol, fatty foods, while not prescribed a laxative.
After completing the course of therapy do laboratory studies of feces for the presence of worms. Treatment is considered successful if helminths and their eggs missing in feces within 7 days.
The preparation is stored at temperatures from +15 to +25