The Ovex family pack contains 4 single tablet treatments for threadworms. A single dose of Ovex will kill threadworms, but it may not destroy their eggs, which can cause re-infection and also infect other people. Therefore it is strongly recommended that all members of the family (except pregnant and breast feeding women and children under two) take these tablets and are treated at the same time and that precautions are taken to prevent re-infection.
- Suitable for the treatment of threadworms (Enterobius vermicularis)
- Mebendazole 100 mg per tablet
- 4 tablets per pack
Dosage: For oral administration.
THE TREATMENT IS A SINGLE TABLET PER PERSON.
Adults and children over 2 years: Take one tablet only.
The tablets are orange flavoured and may be chewed or swallowed whole.
Crush tablet before giving to young children.
Not recommended in children under 2 years.
A single dose of this medicine will kill threadworms. However, it may not destroy their eggs, which can cause re-infection and also infect other people. It is therefore strongly recommended that all members of the family (except pregnant and breast feeding women and children under two) are treated at the same time and that precautions are taken to prevent re-infection.
If symptoms continue, tell your doctor.
In case of re-infection, a second tablet can be taken after two weeks.
For further information, see enclosed leaflet.
Please be aware that this product requires a signature on delivery. We need to ensure that this medicine is suitable for the person it is intended for. Therefore, an Express Dispense pharmacist may contact you by phone or email to request additional information. If they are unable to speak to you or we do not receive a response to our email your order may be delayed or the pharmacy medicine part of your order cancelled.
Please ensure that your contact details are correct before ordering this medicine.