Ovex Family Pack - 4 Tablets

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£8.89
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£8.99
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Description

Ovex Family Pack Tablets

What is OVEX Family Pack?
Ovex Family Pack is a medicine which is used to treat threadworm (sometimes known as pinworm) infections of the gut. The tablets contain mebendazole, which is one of a group of medicines called 'anthelmintics'. This medicine is for use in adults and children aged over 2 years.
  • Ovex is used to treat threadworm infections of the gut.
  • This is a Pharmacy Medicine item. We will ask you to complete a questionnaire to ensure this is appropriate for you which our pharmacist will check.

Warnings or Restrictions:
Do not take if you are allergic to any of the ingredients

• Not suitable for children under 2 years old
• Not suitable for pregnant women
• Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before if you are taking any other medication
• Always read the patient information leaflet carefully before use
• Keep out of sight and reach of children
• Do not use after expiry date
• If symptoms persist, please speak to your doctor

Special warnings about this medicine:
Since threadworms can spread very easily, it is strongly recommended that all the family (except pregnant, breast-feeding women or children under 2) are treated at the same time and that suitable hygiene precautions are followed to prevent re-infection.

  • Please consult your pharmacist or doctor before using this medicine if you are currently pregnant, likely to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Please consult your pharmacist or doctor if you are currently taking any other medicines as this may cause an interaction.
  • If you think you may be allergic to any of the ingredients contained in this medicine, please seek medical advice before taking.
  • If you have any questions after you have bought this medication, please speak to your pharmacist.

Product Specification:
Active ingredient in Ovex: Mebendazole 100 mg per tablet.
Other ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycollate, talc, maize starch, sodium saccharin, magnesium stearate, cottonseed oil – hydrogenated, orange flavour, colloidal anhydrous silica, sodium laurilsulfate, orange yellow S (E110).Size (0) Unit (EA) Height (8) Width (5.9) Depth (1.8)Product code: 326074

Product Uses: 

  • For oral use only.

  • The tablet may be either chewed or swallowed whole. Crush the tablet before giving it to a young child.

  • Always supervise a child if they are taking this medicine.

Adults and children aged 2 years and over: take one tablet per family member. If you are re-infected your pharmacist may recommend that a second tablet is taken after two weeks.

Ingredients

Active ingredients: 100 mg Mebendazole.
Other ingredients: Microcrystalline Cellulose, Sodium Starch Glycolate, Sodium Saccharin, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, Orange Flavour and Orange Yellow S (E110).

Dosage: Adults and children over 2 years: 1 tablet chewed, crushed or swallowed whole. A second tablet can be taken after 2 weeks if reinfection is suspected. Not to be given under 2 years. 

  • Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.
  • Keep all medicines out of the reach of children
Ovex Family Pack is a medicine which is used to treat threadworm (sometimes known as pinworm) infections of the gut. The tablets contain 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 long does it take Ovex tablets to work?
It can take up to 3 days for Ovex to kill mature threadworms and for them to be excreted in your stool. If you continue to notice active worms in your stool a week after taking Ovex you should speak to a doctor or pharmacist as they may advise you to take a second dose after 2 weeks.

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