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Is it safe to take ovex while pregnant

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Dr. Sameer Kumar MD

I have severe itching and visible live threadworms in my stool 36 hours after taking ovex . I have ... all day while I was out to try kill any eggs. Please help! I am going nuts. Also my last period... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sameer Kumar ( OBGYN)
Dr. Ivan Romic MD

I am 20 weeks pregnant . I've caught threat worms from My young daughter. I know guidelines are not to take meds and to use hygiene procedure... I can't cope with them Anymore. Can I take ovex?... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivan Romic ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Rakhi Tayal MD

Hi I am 4 weeks Pregnant and I have took 5mls of ovex for thread worm could this harm my baby? ... View answer

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Dr. Eric Goldstein MD

I was told to give my 6 month old ovex . Which I did then found out no under 2s Please help is my baby ok? ... View answer

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Dr. Radhika MD

Hi, I took an ovex tablet 100mg about 3 days ago but have just found out I am 2 weeks pregnant (via home kit clearblue); I had no idea when I took the Ovex; will this cause damage to the baby ... View answer

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Dr. Sree Gouri SR MD

Sunday will this affect the baby if i am pregnant i only read it after takin the ovex sayin bout pregnant ...hello my son has worms ive just give him ovex and also gave it to my husband... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sree Gouri SR ( OBGYN)
Dr. Shanti Vennam MD

to the unborn baby if I take Ovex. Many thanks in advance ...I have contracted threadworm and I am 10 weeks pregnant it is driving me mad I am doing every thing ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shanti Vennam ( OBGYN)
Dr.   Dorina Gurabardhi MD

I m 27weeks pregnant and infested with threadworms. They literally craw out my bum day an night ...??!!! I ve taken Ovex as I couldn t cope anymore an now I m terrified I ve damaged my unborn baby.....I m ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Vasudha Jayant Athavale MD

or eggs). He had a dose of Ovex on Thursday night but woke up again last night at the same time with itching again. How long does it take for the Ovex to work usually? Should I give him another dose? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vasudha Jayant Athavale ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Luchuo Engelbert Bain MD

that I cannot take ovex as it is risky in pregnancy. My husband and I are trying for a baby and I should know by next Saturday if I am pregnant or not. Is it risky to take ovex at this... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Luchuo Engelbert Bain ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Jyothi B L MD

Hi, Better avoid it, unless not taking it is going to be life threatening.

Dr. Nishikant Shrotri MD

You definitely need to deworm yourself. Ovex is Mebendazole which is not safe during pregnancy as it may harm the growing baby. During pregnancy no drug should be taken without an Obstetrician's advice and...

Dr.     Suresh Heijebu MD

hi..ovex is an antiprotozoal drug and metranidazole is antibacterial..you can use both together even..there is no drug interactions..take antacids like tab.pantop before food..thankyou