Adults and children aged 2 years and over: Take one 5 ml dose per family member
- 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.
To ensure that you and your family do not infect others or re-infect yourselves, you should also follow the hygiene measures listed below for at least six weeks:
■ Keep nails short.
■ Discourage nail biting or finger sucking.
■ Wear pyjamas or underclothes in bed.
■ In the mornings, wash thoroughly around the bottom.
■ Provide a towel for the exclusive use of each member of the household.
■ Change clothes regularly.
■ Regularly wash and iron bed linen.
■ Thoroughly wash hands and nails after using the toilet and before each meal.
If you have any further questions about this product call our Browns Online Professional Pharmacist on 02476 364 586
Active ingredient is: Mebendazole 100 mg per 5 ml.
Other ingredients: Sucrose, Microcrystalline cellulose and carmellose sodium, Methylcellulose, Methylparahydroxybenzoate (E218), Propylparahydroxybenzoate (E216), Sodium laurilsulfate, banana flavour, citric acid monohydrate and purified water.
Do not use this medicine...
■ If you have ever had a bad reaction to any of the ingredients. ■ If it is for a child under 2 years.
■ If you are pregnant or think you are pregnant.
If any of these apply to you, get advice from a doctor or pharmacist without using Ovex Family Pack.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist...
■ If you are taking any other medicines, including:
■ Metronidazole (a drug used to treat bacterial and protozoan infections) as a serious skin reaction can rarely occur.
■ Cimetidine (a medicine used to treat excess stomach acidity).
If you are not sure about any of the medicines you are taking, show the bottle or the pack to your
Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine if you are breast-feeding.
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.
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