Pyrantel is an oral medication used to treat soil transmitted helminthiasis such as ascariasis, trichriasis, hookworm infections and enterobiasis as an alternative treatment to benzimidazoles.
EML status history
First added in 1982 (TRS 685) for Ascariasis
Added in 1982 (TRS 685) for Enterobiasis
Added in 1982 (TRS 685) for Hookworm diseases
Added in 1982 (TRS 685) for Trichuriasis
- Oral > Liquid: 50 mg per mL (as embonate or pamoate)
- Oral > Solid: 250 mg chewable tablet (as embonate or pamoate)