Combantrin-1 with mebendazole is a worm treatment containing the active ingredient mebendazole. You can buy it without a prescription from a pharmacy.
Combantrin-1 with mebendazole is used to treat threadworm infection in people. It also treats roundworm, hookworm and whipworm infections. It kills worms by preventing them from absorbing glucose (sugar), causing them to lose energy.
Combantrin-1 with mebendazole is available as chocolate squares or tablets.One dose will usually kill adult threadworms in your intestine. However, you might need a second dose after 2 to 4 weeks to clear the infection up.
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Information for medicine and pack size: Combantrin-1 with Mebendazole chocolate 100 mg/square block, 4 squares
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What this medicine is for
For single or mixed intestinal infections of threadworm or pinworm, roundworm, hookworm and whipworm.
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