Ovex is used to treat threadworm infections of the gut.
This is a Pharmacy Medicine item. We will ask you to complete a questionnaire to ensure this is appropriate for you which our pharmacist will check.
Warning or Restrictions
Do not use this medicine if: •It is for a child under 2 years.
Special warnings about this medicine:
Since threadworms can spread very easily, it is strongly recommended that all the family (except pregnant, breast-feeding women or children under 2) are treated at the same time and that suitable hygiene precautions are followed to prevent re-infection.
•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor before using this medicine if you are currently pregnant, likely to get pregnant or breastfeeding. •Please consult your pharmacist or doctor if you are currently taking any other medicines as this may cause an interaction. •If you think you may be allergic to any of the ingredients contained in this medicine, please seek medical advice before taking. •If you have any questions after you have bought this medication, please speak to your pharmacist.
Active ingredient in Ovex: Mebendazole 100 mg per tablet. Other ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycollate, talc, maize starch, sodium saccharin, magnesium stearate, cottonseed oil – hydrogenated, orange flavour, colloidal anhydrous silica, sodium laurilsulfate, orange yellow S (E110).
Height (8) Width (5.9) Depth (1.8)
Product code: 326074
•For oral use only. •The tablet may be either chewed or swallowed whole. Crush the tablet before giving it to a young child. •Always supervise a child if they are taking this medicine.
Adults and children aged 2 years and over: take one tablet per family member. If you are re-infected your pharmacist may recommend that a second tablet is taken after two weeks.