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Mebendazole
Essential medicine status
General description
Mebendazole is a oral medication used as an antiparasitic for the treatment of soil transmitted helminthiasis caused by different species of worms.
INN
Mebendazole
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Hookworm diseases
Added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Ascariasis
Added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Enterobiasis
Added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Trichuriasis
Therapeutic equivalent for
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Recommendations
Section
Intestinal anthelminthics
  • Oral > Solid: 100 mg tablet (chewable); 500 mg tablet (chewable)