Pyrantel Pamoate for the Treatment of Pinworms
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Pyrantel pamoate treats Reference pinworm Opens New Window infections. The dose of pyrantel pamoate given is based on the person's weight.
Pyrantel pamoate comes as a liquid or a chewable pill. Some brands come with a small measuring cup and a weight chart on the box so that you can calculate correct doses. If you have problems calculating a dose or have concerns about the medicine, talk with a Reference pharmacist Opens New Window or your doctor.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: August 30, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics