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Medication for worms which are safe during breast feeding?

hi i am a breast feeding mother of a two year old. i have worm infestation with itching round the anal cavity. please suggest me medicines for worms which are safe during breast feeding.
past two days my two year old daughter is complaining of itching round the anal cavity as well. please suggest medicine for her too.
Tue, 30 Jun 2020
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OBGYN, Maternal and Fetal Medicine 's  Response
Hi,

I will suggest you to have Albendazole tablet 400 mg 1 tab stat, then again repeat the same course after 2 weeks, for child it should be 200 mg syrup and repeat after two weeks.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Sujoy S. Bhattacharjee, OBGYN, Maternal and Fetal Medicine
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Medication for worms which are safe during breast feeding?

Hi, I will suggest you to have Albendazole tablet 400 mg 1 tab stat, then again repeat the same course after 2 weeks, for child it should be 200 mg syrup and repeat after two weeks. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Sujoy S. Bhattacharjee, OBGYN, Maternal and Fetal Medicine