What is Vermox and how is it used?
Vermox is a prescription medicine used to treat the symptoms of intestinal worms such as Pinworm, Roundworm, Whipworm, and Hookworm. Vermox may be used alone or with other medications.
Vermox belongs to a class of drugs called Anthelmintics.
It is not known if Vermox is safe and effective in children younger than 1 year of age.
What are the possible side effects of Vermox?
Vermox may cause serious side effects including:
- sudden weakness,
- ill feeling,
- sore throat,
- mouth sores,
- red or swollen gums,
- trouble swallowing,
- easy bruising or bleeding,
- swelling in your face or tongue,
- sores around your eyes, nose, mouth or genitals,
- hives, and
- skin rash that spreads and causes blistering or peeling
Get medical help right away, if you have any of the symptoms listed above.
The most common side effects of Vermox include:
- loss of appetite,
- stomach pain,
- gas, and
Tell the doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of Vermox. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.