VERMOX™ (mebendazole) is an orally administered, synthetic anthelmintic available as chewable tablets, each containing 100 mg of mebendazole.
VERMOX™ is indicated for the treatment of patients two years of age and older with gastrointestinalinfections caused by Ancylostoma duodenale (hookworm), Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm),Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm), Necator americanus (hookworm), and Trichuris trichiura(whipworm).
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The recommended dosage for VERMOX™ is described in Table 1 below. The same dosage schedule applies to adults and pediatric patients two years of age and older. The tablet may be chewed, swallowed, or crushed and mixed with food.
|Dose||1 tablet Once||1 tablet morning and evening for 3 consecutive days||1 tablet morning and evening for 3 consecutive days||1 tablet morning and evening for 3 consecutive days|
Colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, hydrogenated vegetable oil, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium saccharin, sodium starch glycolate, talc, tetrarome orange, and FD&C yellow No.6.