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Pyrantel

Indications

Treats worm infections such as pinworms and roundworms. Belongs to a class of drugs called anthelmintics.

Brand Names


Pinworm
Ascarel
Pin-X

When You Should Not Take The Medication

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to pyrantel. Avoid using pyrantel if you are being treated for myasthenia gravis or are taking piperazine (Vermizine®).

How To Store And Dispose Of This Medicine


Store at room temperature in a closed container, away from heat, light, and moisture. The oral liquid may be refrigerated, but do not freeze.

Keep all medicine away from children.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine


Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Skin rash, hives, or itching

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Stomach cramps, nausea, or vomiting
Diarrhea
Headache, dizziness
Trouble sleeping

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.