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Mebex 100 mg is prescribed to treat the infections that happen due to worms such as hookworm, pinworm, roundworm, and whipworm. The drug may be used to treat the infections caused by more than one of the parasites as mentioned above at the same time. Your body may take around 3 days after taking medicine to throw out the worms from your intestines and stomach. The duration for the treatment to take effect will depend on the susceptibility of the worm to the medicine and how well the digestive system is working. Keep in mind that purging, laxatives, and fasting will not help get rid of the worms from the body. Follow the dosage as prescribed by your doctor. Mebendazole is the active ingredient present in Mebex 100 mg. It is an anti-worm or anthelmintic medication used to halt the multiplication of newly hatched insect larvae.
Take mebex 100 mg as suggested by your doctor or as per the instructions mentioned in the label. Stick to the dosage prescribed by the doctor. Do not change it on your own. Take medicine along with your meal. If you cannot swallow the tablet, break it, or crush it and swallow with water.
It is best to avoid Mebex 100 mg if you have an allergy or drugs like albendazole. It is important to inform a doctor if you have any allergies before you start taking medicine. Also, you must let him know about any liver problems that you may have. Pinworm infections are known to spread fast from one person to another. Take good care while handling linen, clothes and towels of an infected person, especially family members. Make sure that these are washed every day and are not shared by uninfected people. It is vital to disinfect the house to reduce the chances of pinworm infection. The anti-worm medication belongs to pregnancy category C medication. It is not yet proven if it will harm an unborn baby. Ensure to inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby in the future. Also, it can pass into breast milk and harm the nursing baby. Take extra precautions while being with infected people as the infection spreads very quickly upon close contact. The toilets must be disinfected every day, and towels, linen, and clothing are changed and washed daily to avoid the spread of infection.
Certain drugs can interact with Mebendazole, such as anti-seizure drugs, including ethotoin, phenytoin, mephenytoin, and carbamazepine. There may be other drugs too that interact with the medication. Inform your doctor if you are taking any drugs so that there are no reactions to Mebendazole.
Some side effects of Mebex 100 mg include vomiting, nausea, headache, stomach pain, dizziness, or temporary hair loss. There may be other effects too that one may experience. In case you face any severe side effects, stop taking medicine immediately and consult your doctor.