This condition of craving for eating of stones is called as PICA and is generally found in women,small children and children with developmental abnormalities such as AUTISM
PICA is generally associated with low levels of nutrition or malnutrition
and person generally has low levels of iron and zinc in body.There could be presence of worms also.
Treatment of worms can be done by taking single tablet of ALBEDAZOLE 400 mg.
It can be repeated at a interval of 15 days.
Normally tjis meficine is very safe but can cause some diarrhea
Serious side effects are very rare.