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Emverm

Emverm
(mebendazole) Chewable Tablet

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Mebendazole, USP is a (synthetic) broad-spectrum anthelmintic available as chewable tablets, each containing 100 mg of mebendazole, USP. Inactive ingredients are: microcrystalline cellulose, corn starch, anhydrous lactose NF, sodium starch glycolate, magnesium stearate, stearic acid, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium saccharin, and FD&C Yellow #6.

Mebendazole, USP is methyl 5-benzoylbenzimidazole-2-carbamate and has the following structural formula:

Emverm™(mebendazole) Structural Formula Illustration

Molecular Formula: C16H13N3O3

Mebendazole, USP is a white to slightly yellow powder with a molecular weight of 295.29. It is less than 0.05% soluble in water, dilute mineral acid solutions, alcohol, ether and chloroform, but is soluble in formic acid.

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/15/2017
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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