HELMINTOX PILLS 250MG
HELMINTOX PILLS 250MG - 3TABS
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Active ingredient and dosage form
Gelmintoks - coated tablets: 1 pill contains Pyrantel Embonate (in terms of Pyrantel base) 125 and 250 mg; 3 pieces per pack;
Gelmintoks - suspension for oral administration:
100 ml contains Pyrantel Embonat (in terms of pyrantel base) 5 g; in brown glass bottles of 15 ml
Mechanism of action
Gelmintoks has anthelmintic effect. It causes neuromuscular blockade in sensitive worms and ensures their expulsion without stimulation and stimulation of migration of affected worms. Helmintox in the intestinal lumen is effective against mature and immature sensitive worms of both sexes.
Indications and usage
Ascariasis, enterobiosis (infection with pinworms), ankilostomidosis.
Hypersensitivity to pyrantel and other components of the drug, myasthenia gravis, liver failure.
With care - children's age up to 6 months.
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
When pregnancy Gelmintoks apply in case of emergency. At the time of treatment should stop breastfeeding (the drug penetrates into breast milk).
On the part of the digestive tract organs: sometimes - nausea, vomiting, gastralgia, diarrhea, loss of appetite, a slight and short-term increase in the activity of hepatic transaminases.
Allergic reactions: itching, urticaria, rash.
From the nervous system and sensory organs: headache, dizziness, fatigue, drowsiness or insomnia, hearing loss, hallucinations, confusion, paresthesia, hyperthermia.
Dosage and administration
Helmintox is taken orally, at any time of the day, without first taking laxatives, not necessarily on an empty stomach.
The usual dosage is 12.5 mg / kg once:
- children under 6 years old - 1 scoop of suspension per 10 kg of body weight;
- children over 6 years old - 1 scoop of suspension or 1 tab. 125 mg per 10 kg body weight;
- adults weighing less than 75 kg - 6 scoops or 6 table. 125 mg, or 3 table. 250 mg each;
- adults weighing more than 75 kg - 8 scoops of suspension or 8 tablets. 125 mg, or 4 tablets. 250 mg.
You should inform the doctor about existing liver diseases.
The drug should be stored out of the reach of children at a temperature of 15 ° to 25 ° C. Shelf life - 3 years