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Boots Pharmaceuticals Threadworm Tablets is for the treatment of threadworms (sometimes known as pinworms).
Children 2 years and over, and adults
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
How to use
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
Check the foil is not broken before use. If it is, do not give that tablet.
The tablets are orange-flavoured and may be chewed, crushed or swallowed whole.
However, always crush the tablet before giving it to a young child. Always supervise a child when they are taking this medicine.
Children 2 years and over, and adults: one tablet, once only.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.
Hazards and Cautions
Before you use this product:
Do not give to children under 2 years.
This medicine will kill threadworms. However, it may not destroy their eggs, which can cause reinfection and also infect other people. In cases of reinfection, a second tablet may be given or taken after 2 weeks.
It is therefore recommended that all members of the family (except pregnant or breastfeeding women or children under 2 years), living in the same house, are treated at the same time and that precautions are taken to prevent reinfection.
Do not give more than the amount recommended above.
If symptoms do not go away within a few days, talk to your doctor.
Keep all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Use by date on end flap of the carton.
If you need more advice speak to your pharmacist.
- This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.
- Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.
- Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
Mebendazole 100 mg
Active ingredient: Each tablet contains Mebendazole 100mg.
Other ingredients: Sunset yellow (E110).