What is this drug used for?
• It is used to treat infections caused by worms.
Frequently reported side effects of this drug
• Abdominal pain
• Lack of appetite
• Passing gas
Other side effects of this drug: Talk with your doctor right away if you have any of these signs of:
• Signs of a significant reaction like wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Note: This is not a comprehensive list of all side effects. Talk to your doctor if you have questions.
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Medication Safety Issues
Mebendazole may be confused with metroNIDAZOLE
Store at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F).
Gastrointestinal: Abdominal pain, anorexia, diarrhea, flatulence, nausea, vomiting
Rare but important or life-threatening: Abnormal hepatic function tests, agranulocytosis, alopecia, anaphylaxis, angioedema, decreased ejaculate volume (Parasitic Infections 2013), dizziness, glomerulonephritis, hepatitis, hypersensitivity reaction, leukopenia (Parasitic Infections 2013), neutropenia, seizure, skin rash, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, urticaria