Combantrin (pyrantel pamoate) is used for the treatment of intestinal infestations caused by parasites such as Enterobius vermicularis (threadworm, pinworm), Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm), Ancylostoma duodenale (hookworm), Necator americanus (hookworm), Trichostrongylus colubriformis and T. orientalis.
Combantrin is a single dose worm treatment . Worms are not a result of poor hygiene or poor housekeeping.The thought of your child having worms may be upsetting, but pinworms and roundworms can invade daycares, schools and playgrounds, infecting dozens of children and families in the process. Worms are very contagious, it’s not long before everyone in the whole family becomes infected. Combantrin (pyrantel pamoate) single dose treatment for pinworms and roundworms is a fast, efficient and safe treatment for the whole family.
A single dose of 1 tablet (125 mg) per 25 lbs (11 kg ) of body weight. May be taken with or without food, or with water, milk or fruit juice. CAUTION: Do not exceed recommended dosage. On rare occasions a second dose has been found necessary.
WARNINGS: Combantrin (Pyrantel Pamoate) should not be used by pregnant women or by children under the age of one year.
PREVENTION: Even though Combantrin gets rid of worms with a single dose, re-infection and the passing of the problem from one family member to another can occur if the eggs are not completely eradicated. When an infection strikes, make sure to pay extra attention to personal hygiene and household cleanliness. Practicing the following steps for about a week can help you quickly clear up pinworms and roundworms: Keep nails cut and scrubbed. Be sure everyone washes their hands regularly, particularly after bathroom use and before meals Wash all clothing, nightclothes, towels and bed linen thoroughly Disinfect toilets, bedroom and laundry area daily.
Medicinal Ingredient: Each tablet contains 360 mg of pyrantel pamoate equivalent to 125 mg of pyrantel base.
Non-medicinal Ingredients (alphabetically): Alginic acid, corn starch, FD&C yellow No. 6, magnesium stearate, sodium lauryl sulfate.