Formulary Monographs [MEBENDAZOLE, 0808]

Threadworm, roundworm, hookworm and whipworm
Cramps and diarrhoea, rash, headache. Avoid in pregnancy and in infants. Pyrexia, constipation, headache, dizziness, itching, swelling of face or mouth. Tablets may be chewed, swallowed or crushed and mixed with food.
Adult and children 2 years and over: Threadworm 100mg as a single dose. Repeat regimen in 3 weeks if necessary. Whip worm, roundworm, hookworm 100mg twice daily for 3 consecutive days.
Avoid use in pregnancy.
Amount present in milk too small to be harmful but manufacturer advises avoid.