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Otc - Purpose
Pyrantel Pamoate Oral Suspension is used for the treatment of pinworms.
Active IngredientPurpose Each 1 mL contains: Pyrantel base Pinworm (as Pyrantel Pamoate) 50 mg treatment
- Abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache or dizziness sometimes occur after taking this drug. If any of these conditions persist, consult a physician.Keep this and all medications out of reach of children.In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.
Do Not Use
- If you are pregnant or have liver disease, do not take this product unless directed by a physician.
When Using This Product
- Adults and children 2 years to 12 years of age may take this product. Take the dosage in Table I according to the body weight of the individual treated. Do not exceed 4 teaspoonful (20.0 mL) of Pyrantel Pamoate Oral Suspension.Carefully read additional product information (located on the inside of label) before using this medication. Take only according to directions and do not exceed the recommended dosage unless directed by a physician. Medication should only be taken one time as a single dose, do not repeat treatment unless directed by a physician. When one individual in a household has pinworms, the entire household should be treated unless otherwise advised. See WARNINGS. If any worms other than pinworms are present before or after treatment, consult a physician. If any symptoms or pinworms are still present after treatment, consult a physician.This product can be taken any time of day, with or without meals. It may be taken alone or with milk or juice. Use of a laxative is not necessary prior to, during or after medication.
Each mL of Pyrantel Pamoate Oral Suspension contains the equivalent of 50 mg of Pyrantel Base (as Pyrantel Pamoate).
Table 1.Pyrantel Pamoate Oral Suspension Dosage Guide
Less than 25 lbs.(11 Kg) or under 2 years oldDo not use unlessdirected by a physician 25-37 lbs. (11-16 kg)1/2 teaspoonful (2.5 mL) 38-62 lbs. (17-28 kg)1 teaspoonful (5.0 mL) 63-87 lbs. (29-39 kg)1 1/2 teaspoonful (7.5 mL) 88-112 lbs. (40-50 kg)2 teaspoonful (10.0 mL) 113-137 lbs. (51-62 kg)2 1/2 teaspoonful (12.5 mL) 138-162 lbs. (63-73 kg)3 teaspoonful (15.0 mL) 163-187 lbs. (74-84 kg)3 1/2 teaspoonful (17.5 mL) 188 lbs. (85 kg and over)4 teaspoonful (20.0 mL)
Each teaspoonful contains: Potassium 5 mg.
Storage And Handling
Store at 20°–25° C (68°–77° F). Excursions permitted between 15°–30° C (59°–86° F). Do not freeze.
Citric acid, potassium sorbate, purified water, glycerin, sodium benzoate, sucralose, vanilla custard flavor, xanthan gum.
Otc - Questions
PEEL BACK AT CORNER FOR IMPORTANT PRODUCT INFORMATIONMANUFACTURED IN THE USADo not use if the seal is open or broken.REORDER NO: 21013Manufactured by:Jefferson LabsNORTHFIELD, MINNESOTA 55057888-215-1256IN 50-1419 07/2015
Otc - Keep Out Of Reach Of Children
Keep Out of Reach of Children
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