the package insert of the medicine Sirben. Therapeutic class of Antihelminticos. Active principles Mebendazole.
Treatment of helminth infections intestinal caused by: Trichuris trichiura, Enterobius compacted graphite iron, Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm), Necator americanus, Ancylostoma duodenale, Taenia solium, Taenia saginata, Echinococcus granulosus, Echinococcus multilocularis, either isolated or in association.
When should I not use?
pregnant Women and patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug.
How to use?
Helminth infections: adults and children: 100 mg morning and evening for 3 consecutive days for the majority of infestations. If you do not get cure with this dose should be repeated the schema 3 weeks later. Enterobíases: a single dose of 100 mg for 1 day is sufficient in most cases. If necessary repeat the treatment with the interval of a week. Teníases: the dose of 300 mg, 3 times a day, for 3 days, has provided good cure rates. With 200 mg, 2 times a day for 4 days, also has achieved a significant cure rate. Maximum Dose for adults: is already used levels up to 200 mg per kg of body weight per day in the treatment of hydatidosis.
What are the evils that can cause me?
adverse Reactions occasional include abdominal pain, diarrhea, transient dizziness, fever, headache, nausea or vomiting, skin rash or itching. – Drug interactions: carbamazepine reduces the plasma concentrations of mebendazole.
Warnings and Precautions
what should I know before using?
Lactation: mebendazole is excreted in breast milk. You should establish an alternate method of feeding for babies of women breastfeeding. Paediatric use: there are not, to date, sufficient data confirming the safety of use of mebendazole in children under 2 years of age. Thus, children in this age range the risk/benefit should be carefully evaluated.