The package insert of the drug Pyr-pam

the package insert of the medicine Pyr-pam. Therapeutic class of anthelminthics. Active principles Pamoato of Pirvinio.

what For?

Pyr-Pam drágea or suspension is indicated for the treatment of enterobíase or oxiuríase.

Use the adult and paediatric – oral Use


How to use?

The recommended dose of Pyr-Pam is the following:




Pyr-Pam Drágea Pyr-Pam Drágea
Adults 1 drágea for each 10 pounds of body weight. 1 mL of suspension for every 1 pound of body weight.
Children ________ 1 mL of suspension for every 1 pound of body weight.

The dose of Pyr-Pam should be administered in a single-socket.

The dose should be repeated 7 to 10 days after the first administration of the medicine.

For adults, the maximum dose should not exceed 600 mg (6 tablets or 60 mL of the suspension) of pamoato de pirvínio, independent of body weight.

it is Not necessary to administer laxatives or purgantes before or after the administration of Pyr-Pam.

Side Effects

What are the evils that can cause me?

Pyr-pam is a drug well tolerated, presenting a low incidence of side effects.

Generally, the adverse effects are mild and transient.

Occasionally, you may experience nausea, vomiting, colic gastrointestinal, diarrhea.

the Rare times there have been reported cases of hypersensitivity reactions, and photosensitivity of short duration.

Due to the specific characteristic of pamoato de pirvínio, the administration of the drug to cause red colouring of the stool, not having clinical significance.


When should I not use?

In cases of hypersensitivity to pamoato of pirvínio or to any component of the formula.


How it works?

The pamoato of pirvínio is a derivative of the fenilpirroletenilquinolínio.

Displays action anti-helmíntica by preventing the use of carbohydrates exogenous by the parasites; so that with the exhaustion of reserves endogenous for these substances, the helminths are considered to death.

Warnings and Precautions

what should I know before using?

The administration of Pyr-pam sleep the diabetic patients should be cautious due to the presence of sugar in the medicine (250 mg sugar/ mL).

Pyr-pam should not be used by patients allergic to pamoato of pirvínio.

Pyr-pam causes red coloring of the stool, a fact without any importance.

Pyr-pam in pregnancy: due to low absorption by the gastrointestinal tract, pamoato of pirvínio can be administered during pregnancy and lactation under the guidance and medical monitoring.

Iinforme to the doctor the occurrence of pregnancy during treatment or after its termination.

Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding.

Drug Interactions

Stimulants of motility of the gi-tract, laxativos, catárticos, emollients: the concomitant use can decrease the residence time of pamoato de pirvínio in the body and interfere with the action of anti-interference of the drug.


what to do if someone use a larger amount than is recommended?

Due to the low absorption of pamoato de pirvínio by the gastrointestinal tract, even after ingestion of high doses of the drug, the serum concentration will not be significant to cause an overdose.

In the case of administration of high doses of pamoato de pirvínio, you may experience symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, cramping, gastrointestinal, diarrhea.

The treatment consists in the realization of the usual measures of gastric emptying and control of symptoms.