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VERMOX
Helmintic infections
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Drug Name:

VERMOX Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Mebendazole 500mg; chew tabs.

Company:
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for VERMOX:

Trichuriasis (whipworm). Ascariasis (common roundworm).

Adults and Children:

<1yr: not established. ≥1yr: Chew completely before swallowing; if difficulty chewing, can add 2–3mL of water using a dosing syringe; wait 2mins and then swallow. Give 500mg as a single dose.

Warnings/Precautions:

Risk of convulsions. Monitor blood counts if using higher doses or during prolonged therapy. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Serious skin reactions (eg, SJS, TEN) with concomitant metronidazole; avoid.

Pharmacological Class:

Anthelmintic.

Adverse Reactions:

Anorexia, abdominal pain, diarrhea, flatulence, nausea, vomiting, rash; neutropenia, agranulocytosis.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Tabs—200

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