How do you use Ovex syrup?

Adults and children over 2 years: 1 x 5ml (1 dosing cup). Care should be taken to avoid re-infection and it is strongly recommended that all members of the family are treated at the same time. It is highly recommended that a second dose is taken after two weeks, if re-infection is suspected.

How do you use Ovex syrup?

Adults and children over 2 years: 1 x 5ml (1 dosing cup). Care should be taken to avoid re-infection and it is strongly recommended that all members of the family are treated at the same time. It is highly recommended that a second dose is taken after two weeks, if re-infection is suspected.

Can Ovex be taken with water?

The tablet can be chewed or swallowed whole with a glass of water, juice or milk. You can take it with or without food. The liquid comes with a spoon to measure it. If you don’t have a spoon, ask your pharmacist for one.

What happens if you take too much Ovex?

If anyone takes too much If anyone has taken too much Ovex Suspension, contact a doctor or your nearest Accident & Emergency department (Casualty) taking this leaflet and pack with you. Like all medicines, Ovex can cause side-effects, although not everybody gets them. – Convulsions (seizures/fits).

Does Ovex make the worms come out?

Ovex should start to work after just one dose and starts working straight away, however, the treatment can take up to 3 days to successfully kill the mature worms and for them to be excreted in your stool.

How much OVEX can I take?

Adults and children aged two years and over should take one Ovex tablet or one 5ml spoonful of Ovex suspension as a single dose. Ovex can be taken either with or without food. Ovex tablets can be swallowed whole or can be chewed. For young children the tablet can be crushed.

How many doses of Ovex can you take?

Age Dose Adults and children aged 2 years and over. Take one tablet per family member. You must talk to a doctor if you do not feel better or if you feel worse after a few days. If you are re-infected your pharmacist may recommend that a second tablet is taken after two weeks.

Should you take OVEX on an empty stomach?

Ovex can be taken either with or without food. Ovex tablets can be swallowed whole or can be chewed. For young children the tablet can be crushed. If symptoms do not disappear within a few days after taking the medicine, consult your doctor.

Why does my daughter keep getting worms?

Children can get threadworms when they accidentally get worm eggs on their hands and swallow them. This might happen if they put their hands in their mouths or bite their nails after coming into contact with people with worms or with worm-infected dust, toys or bed linen.

Can I take two Ovex tablets?

Ovex tablets can be swallowed whole or can be chewed. For young children the tablet can be crushed. If symptoms do not disappear within a few days after taking the medicine, consult your doctor. A second dose should be taken after two weeks if the threadworm infection comes back.

How often should you use OVEX?

Does Ovex cause Diarrhoea?

At the recommended dose, Ovex is generally well tolerated. However, patients with high parasitic burdens when treated with Ovex have manifested diarrhoea and abdominal pain.

What are the official guidelines for the use of Ovex?

Official guidelines should be taken into consideration. Ovex Suspension should be considered for patients such as young children who are unable to swallow the tablet. Orange Yellow S (E110) may cause allergic reactions. This medicine contains less than 1 mmol sodium (23 mg) per tablet, that is to say essentially ‘sodium-free’.

What is the composition of Ovex 2 years plus?

Ovex/Ovex Family Pack/Boots Threadworm Tablets/ Threadworm Tablets 2 Years Plus 2. Qualitative and quantitative composition Each tablet contains Mebendazole 100 mg. Excipient (s) with known effect: 0.06 mg of orange yellow S (E110). For the full list of excipients, see Section 6.1. 3. Pharmaceutical form Tablet.

What is the active ingredient in Ovex?

Ovex tablets and suspension contain mebendazole as the active ingredient, which is a type of medicine called an anthelmintic. Ovex tablet and suspension are available to buy from pharmacies in the UK. Ovex is licensed for treating threadworm in adults and children over two years of age.

What is the best way to take Ovex?

Ovex Suspension should be considered for patients such as young children who are unable to swallow the tablet. Data on efficacy and safety in children and adolescents ≥2 years to 16 years are limited. Mebendazole should be used only, if there is no therapeutic alternative. Take one tablet. Tablets may be chewed or swallowed whole.