Mebex 100 MG Description
Mebex tablet contains mebendazole which is an anti-worm medicine. It is used to treat infections caused by worms. It kills the worm by depriving them of glucose and energy source. This medicine is not recommended for use in children below 2 years of age. Inform your doctor, if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or nursing mother and on any other medicine, herbal products or supplements. You may experience stomach discomfort or pain, gas and diarrhoea after taking this medicine. You should not take Mebex tablet if you are allergic to it. If you experience any other effect after taking this medicine consult your doctor immediately.
Uses of Mebex 100 MG
Contraindications of Mebex 100 MG
- If you are allergic to Mebendazole or any other components of Mebex tablet.
- If you are pregnant.
Side effects of Mebex 100 MG
- Stomach Pain
- Stomach Discomfort
- Skin rash
Precautions and Warnings of Mebex 100 MG
Other General Warnings
- You are taking any other medicine, herbal preparation or supplements.
- You are a young woman and planning a pregnancy.
- You have any known blood-related disorder.
- Mebex tablet is not recommended in children below 2 years of age.
Directions for Use of Mebex 100 MG
Storage and disposal of Mebex 100 MG
- Store Mebex tablets at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Quick Tips of Mebex 100 MG
- Mebex 100mg tablet is an anthelmintic (anti-worm) drug that is used to treat various types of worm infections in the body. It contains mebendazole as the active ingredient.
- Take proper medical advice before taking this medicine.
- Mebex should be taken with or after food to reduce the risk of gastrointestinal side effects.
- This tablet is usually taken as a single dose, but in some cases, it may be necessary to take a second dose after a few weeks to ensure that all the worms have been eliminated.
- Mebex tablet should not be used if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Inform your doctor about all other medicines that you take and your complete medical history.
- Gas, stomach pain, diarrhoea and nausea/vomiting may occur in some individuals with the use of this medicine. Inform your doctor if these effects bother you or do not go away.
- Mebex 100mg tablet is not recommended for use in children below 2 years of age.
Dosage of Mebex 100 MG
- Symptoms of overdose of Mebex tablet include stomach pain or cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea.
- If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. In rare cases, excess of Mebex tablets will lead to altered liver functions, hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) and hair loss....
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Mode of Action of Mebex 100 MG
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Interactions of Mebex 100 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supplements to avoid any interaction with Mebex tablets.
- Medicine used to reduce stomach acidity (antacids) like Cimetidine can increase the levels of this medicine in the body and can lead to undesirable effects.
- Medicine used to treat bacterial or parasitic infection (antibiotics) like Metronidazole can lead to serious allergic reactions of skin if taken along with these medicines and hence concomitant use should be avoided....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is Mebex an antibiotic?
Q: Is Mebex effective?
Q: Will Mebex tablet kill all the worms?
Q: Why Mebex tablets should not be taken during pregnancy?
Q: Can I buy Mebex without consulting a doctor?
Q: What is the Mebex tablet used for?
Q: How to take the Mebex tablet?
Q: What is the dose of Mebex tablet for adults?
Q: What are the side effects of Mebex tablet?
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