Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Enterobiasis, Hookworm infections, Trichostrongylus orientalis
Adult: With pyrantel: 10-20 mg/kg as single dose
Child: With pyrantel; 10-20 mg/kg as single dose

Trichuris trichiura
Adult: 10-20 mg/kg as single dose; with pyrantel: 10-20 mg/kg as single dose
Child: 10-20 mg/kg as single dose; with pyrantel: 10-20 mg/kg as single dose
Adverse Reactions
Headache, abdominal pain, diarrhoea
Description: Oxantel, an analogue of pyrantel, is a depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent. It opens nonselective cation channels and induces activation of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, which results in spastic paralysis of the worms.
MIMS Class
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