Tablets available here
Ovex Suspension is a medicine used to treat threadworm (sometimes known as pinworm) infections of the gut. The medicine contains mebendazole, which is one of a group of medicines called ‘anthelmintics’.
This medicine is for use in adults and children aged over 2 years.
How to take this medicine
■ Always shake the bottle thoroughly before use.
■ The suspension should be taken using the 5 ml measuring cup in the pack.
■ For oral use only.
■ Do not use more than the stated dose shown in the table.
■ Always supervise a child if they are taking this medicine. Do not give to children under 2 years old.
Adults and children aged 2 years and over
Take one 5 ml dose
■ If symptoms do not disappear within a few days, speak to your doctor.
■ If you are re-infected your pharmacist may recommend that a
second dose is taken after 2 weeks.
Hazards and Cautions
If symptoms continue, tell your doctor.
Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children.
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
- Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.
- Seek advice before using if you are breastfeeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.
- Keep all medicines out of the reach of children
Adults and children over 2 years.
Also contains sucrose.