Pyrantel Pamoate for the Treatment of Pinworms
Why It Is Used
Pyrantel pamoate is an Reference over-the-counter medicine Opens New Window commonly used for Reference pinworm infections Opens New Window. It is taken after a definite diagnosis of pinworms has been made by either seeing the worms or doing a transparent (cellophane) tape test. Your doctor may also suggest it if other pinworm medicines haven't worked.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: August 30, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics