Pyrantrin

Pyrantrin

Pyrantrin is a brand of pyrantel pamoate worm expeller with a broad spectrum anthelmintic activity against commonly occurring intestinal worms. Pyrantrin is suitable for the treatment of infestation with any of the following gastrointestinal parasites when these are present either alone or as a mixed infestation.

  • Description

Description

Pyrantrin is a brand of pyrantel pamoate worm expeller with a broad spectrum anthelmintic activity against commonly occurring intestinal worms. Pyrantrin is suitable for the treatment of infestation with any of the following gastrointestinal parasites when these are present either alone or as a mixed infestation.

Indication:

  • Hook worms
  • Round worms
  • Pin worms
  • Thread worms
  • Whip worms

Pyrantrin causes instant depolarizing neuromuscular blockade activity thus leading to rapid paralysis of the worm.

FEATURES BENEFITS
Rapid neuromuscular blockade Prevents worm migration
Wide safety margin It can be tolerated by children from 6 months
Can be used across all age groups Ideal for mass de-worming
Convenient dosage forms Suitable for both adults and children
Poor absorption in the gastro-intestinal tract Minimizes systemic side effects

 

Dosage: 

PYRANTRIN DOSAGE CHART
AGE 6 months – 2 years 3 – 6 year 7  to 12 years 13 years and above Large Adults
BODY WEIGHT Less than 12kg 12kg-22kg 23kg  – 41kg 42kg – 75kg Above 75kg
TABLETS 1 tablet 2 tablets 4 tablets 5 tablets 6 tablets
SUSPENSION ½ spoonful of 5ml 1 spoonful of 5ml 2 spoonful of 5ml 2½ spoonful of 5ml 3 spoonful 5ml
ATTENTION

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Dosage information

A tablet                                     ½ teaspoonful of 5ml                      two tablets of                        1 teaspoonful of 5ml

Is equal to →                                                                                        is equal to →

125mg pyrantrin                      250mg pyrantrin                           125mg pyrantrin                    250mg pyrantrin

 

…. Still the effective worm expeller for the whole family.