Ovex Family tablets are a commonly used for the treatment of threadworm (pinworm) infestations. This family pack contains tablets with an active ingredient called mebendazole (100mg), which effectively eliminates threadworms.
- Dosage: The standard dose for adults and children over 2 years old is one tablet, which contains 100mg of mebendazole. Children between 6 months and 2 years old should be given half a tablet (50mg). Follow the package instructions or your healthcare provider's guidance.
- Administration: Tablets should be chewed or crushed before swallowing. Alternatively, they can be dissolved in water for those who have difficulty swallowing.
- Repeat Dosing: A second dose may be required after two weeks to ensure the complete eradication of threadworms. Consult your healthcare provider for guidance on the second dose.
- Each Ovex Family Pack tablet contains:
- Mebendazole (100mg)
- Use as Directed: Use Ovex Family Pack tablets strictly according to the prescribed dosage or package instructions. Do not exceed the recommended dose.
- Allergic Reactions: Discontinue use and seek medical advice if you experience any signs of an allergic reaction, such as skin rash, itching, swelling, or difficulty breathing.
- Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: Consult a healthcare professional before using Ovex if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
- Children: Ensure that the dosage for children is appropriate based on age and weight. Children under 6 months old should not be given this medication.
- Household Hygiene: To prevent re-infestation, maintain good hygiene practices, such as washing hands and fingernails regularly, and washing or changing bedding and clothing frequently.
- Storage: Store Ovex Family Pack tablets in a cool, dry place, out of the reach of children. Protect them from direct sunlight or excessive heat.
Always read the patient information leaflet provided with the medicine and consult your GP or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns about Ovex Family Pack 100mg tablets.
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