Mebex 100 mg
Mebex is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections. Mebex contains the active ingredient called Mebendazole which belongs to a group of medicines called ‘anthelmintics’. Mebex (Mebendazole) is used for the treatment of gastrointestinal infestations of Threadworm, Pinworm , Whipworm, Large Roundworm, Hookworm and Tapeworm in adults and children over 2 yrs old.
The recommended dosage of Mebex for adults as well as children above 2 years of age is 1 pill (100 mg) given as a single dose. Since reinfections by Threadworm (Enterobius vermicularis) are known to be very common, it is recommended that the treatment be repeated after 2 and 4 weeks.
Treatment of Hookworm, Whipworm and Roundworm Infestations: The recommended dosage of Mebex for adults as well as children above 2 years of age is a single dose of 1 tablet (100 mg) in the morning and evening for three consecutive days.
Do not take the missed dose of Mebex. Take your next dose at the usual time, and then keep taking your medication as instructed by your doctor. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
Side effects: nausea or vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea, rash, abdominal discomfort and flatulence.
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