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Mintezol Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is thiabendazole (Mintezol)?
- What are the possible side effects of thiabendazole (Mintezol)?
- What is the most important information I should know about thiabendazole (Mintezol)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking thiabendazole (Mintezol)?
- How should I take thiabendazole (Mintezol)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Mintezol)?
- What happens if I overdose (Mintezol)?
- What should I avoid while taking thiabendazole (Mintezol)?
- What other drugs will affect thiabendazole (Mintezol)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Mintezol)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose you missed and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of this medication.
What happens if I overdose (Mintezol)?
Seek emergency medical attention.
Symptoms of a thiabendazole overdose might include changes in vision and changes in behavior or personality.
What should I avoid while taking thiabendazole (Mintezol)?
Treatment of family members and other close contacts may be necessary. Pinworm is spread very easily to others in close contact with the infected person.
Toilets must be disinfected daily and clothing, linens, towels, and pajamas must be changed and washed daily to prevent reinfection.
Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Thiabendazole may cause dizziness. If you experience dizziness, avoid these activities.
What other drugs will affect thiabendazole (Mintezol)?
Theophylline (Theo-Dur, Theolair, Theochron, Theo-Bid, Elixophyllin, others) may have dangerous side effects when taken with thiabendazole. Your doctor may want to monitor blood theophylline levels if you are taking theophylline during treatment with thiabendazole.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with thiabendazole. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including herbal products.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about thiabendazole.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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