Pyrantel pamoate

What is Pyrantel pamoate?

Pyrantel pamoate is used as a deworming agent in the treatment of hookworms and roundworms in domesticated animals such as horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, cats, dogs, and many other species.

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Hi, i performed oral sex on a prostitute (cunninglingus) in august 2013, its been almost 2 years, and im still suffering from -
symptopms-
1. white tongue
2. bad taste in mouth (metallic taste)
3. split urine streams
4. the stools are extremely lose, and they slip up like grass when they go into water
5. the food is undigested and i can see what i have eaten in my stools clearly
6. always feel tiredness, want to sleep
7. always irritation in my penis and relaxes after i masturbate but returns in 1 hours.
8. always burning and itching in my ass.
9. my lips are sticky, the part where i sucked her vagina, they still feel sticky when i put my tongue on my lips and my tongue is hairy white.

blood tests done -
1. std panel - negative (herpes, hiv, chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphillis)
2. hepatitis panel - negative
3. urine routine and culture - negative
4. stool routine and culture - negative
5. complete blood count - white blood cells were little higher than normal and esr was a little low.

a)whenever i have taken antibiotics, i feel so much better for first 7 days but after that , all the symptoms come back again.

b) i feel so depressed, i dont know what to do, i feel like committing suicide because no one can diagnose my problem

c) after all this , someone told me that it might be allergy to that women's vagina fluid that my body is reacting and cannot accept her fluid and constantly trying to fight, thats why im having mucus in stool and that irritating feeling ...

is it due to allergy to her vaginal fluid or something else? could this be some disease ?
what test should i do now? and what medications should i try.... pls help me

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Possible fungal infection.

Detailed Answer:
Hi Sir.

I understand your concern.

I have gone through all your mentioned symptoms in detail.

This could possibly be orogenital candidiasis,a fungal infection.

Since STD screen is negative,you need not worry too much.

This is not a form...

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Since my child has had pinworms & I've researched it, I can't sleep at night. Even after taking all precautions in my house & treating my entire family with OTC meds, I have developed a paranoia of worms.

I go to sleep fine, but wake up between 12:30 & 3:00 with all the symptoms. Then I run to the bathroom, check for worms, get on the Internet for more research... And don't go back to sleep.

I take all kinds of supplements now & have tried all kinds of different methods to stop the pinworm itch.

During the day I'm fine, but at night it starts all over again.

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Thanks for your query.

After going through your problem in details it seems you developed a fear of pin worm. This type of psychiatric condition is called specific phobia. Here the person becomes fearful towards any particular object or situation.

But my concern is to whether you also have...

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I have Itching in the Annal Opening. Especially after passing the stools. I have to scratch to subside the itching. Due to which i get blood sometimes. After that that area becomes painful and sore and i have tough time passing stool for next few days. I use coconut oil to subside the pain. I sometimes see white worms in the Annal region. Although i did not use de-worming medicines...Please suggest if the pain, soreness and itching is due to worms or any Annal disorders like fissure or fistulla...please advise

doctor1 MD

Hi.
It seems that you might be having worm infestation.
Go for stool test and after report go for anti-worm treatment.
Due to bad itching there might be having some scratch leading to some bleeding and infection as well.
Apply antibiotic cream locally.
With worm treatment itching will stoop and...

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I gave my 50 lb daughter pyrantel pamoate last night...i actually gave her one tsp...then after several hours because of her constant itching gave her another tsp....now anus itching again...can i give her another dose...she was infected six weeks ago...we thought they clesred after she seen worm pass then

doctor1 MD

Hi Dear
Welcome to the HCM.
Pinworm (oxyuresis) is little notorious problem.
It takes long time to go.
Repeated deworming is required to eradicate it completely.
Wash hands of the child repeatedly.
Refrain him to scratch the anal area.
Hope the query is answered.
Thanks

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Hi, From past 3 months i am facing a huge burning sensation while passing stool . There is no bleeding at all, sometime i pass hard stool and sometimes soft stool. And there is been absolute no problem in whatsoever while passing urine . But i do have skin itches and feels like itching a lot and some kind of heat being generated near the anal portion. Please advice...

doctor1 MD

Hi, many thanks for the query!
You should get physically examined by your doctor once for P/R examination.
Perianal Itching is typically caused by "Enterobius Vermicularis", i.e. Pinworm.
Get the Stool examination done.
If Pinworm confirmed, the medications used are mebendazole,
pyrantel pamoate,...

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i'm taking pyrantel pamoate,i've got oxyuria,i have belly ache a lot during the night,first i took vermox,now is helmintox,the analysis found oxyuria parasite,i've suffered even when i was a child.what should i eat now and there is a food that i should avoid?i'm tired of this situation,please help me?

doctor1 MD

Hello,

Before coming to the treatment you have to diagnosed by primary or secondary oxaluria or gut related oxaluria or idiopathic oxaluria etc.

Until examination is done it is difficult to say what is the treatment. Avoid spicy food contain animal protein, chocolates, nuts spinach and ascorbic...

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i have some kind of parasite in my skin feet legs arms and now in my eyes . i can see it when i soak my feet in epson salt and baking soda . it looks like black hairs between my toes. i can feel it crawling under my skin and it has left scars on my feet and legs.doctors have done blood and stool samples with no results. i think it is a form of hook .what ca i take to cure or help this condition

doctor1 MD

hello,
you might be suffering from hook worm infection.
symptoms are-
The first symptoms are itchy patches on the skin with pimples and blisters and itching at the site of entry.
Migration of the Ascaris larvae through the body can create temporary severe tissue irritation and allergic reactions...

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My wife has been battling ringworm for 8 weeks and has it on her body in multiple places. She is an insulin diabetic and a relative (after consulting his doctor) was instructed to use OTC PIN-X to treat ringworm AND pinworm. All symptoms cleared quickly. My nephew is 25 years old and my wife is 50. Should we be concerned about this OTC medicine with her insulin? She weighs about 170 Ibs. Her liver is fine.

doctor1 MD

hi there
Pyrantel, the active ingredient of PIN-X is a regular anti parasitic medicine given to patients . This is like an antibiotic and so is not found to interact with insulin usually

So I would suggest that there is no problem in giving both the medicines.
Best of luck
Dr Saumya...

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Hi, my son has had what i think is pinworm i could see XXXXXXX at night a small white moving worm on his bottom just 1 or 2cm long thin round white. He has gad a very itchy bottom. I have given him pyrantel a few months ago 2 doses 2 weeks apart and it seemed to work itchibg stopped. But then came back recently so i gave another dose but its been 5 days and he is still itchy is it possible its not working on him. What would you advise. I though to perhaps try mebendazole but how long before i can try a dise of that after pyrantel dose. Also gaving him shower twice a day and washing linen daily etc.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Detailed answer given below

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.Ratnakar Kini and I am pleased to assist you.

If there is recurrence of symptoms, then you can give one course of mebendazole. There is no specific time limit you need to wait after giving...

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hi sir , my AEC is 14mm fall in one hr (0-10 normal in male) and ESR is700/cmm (40--400 normal) what is it.stoool test says ova of ascaris lumbrocoids seen.urine test says 2-3 pus cell/HPF seen and same in stool test..aesinophil count is 7% (0-6% reference range)

doctor1 MD

Hello XXXXXXX
Thanks for the query.
High numbers of eosinophils (eosinophilia) are usually associated with allergic diseases and infections from parasites such as worms. A high eosinophil count may be due to:

Asthma,autoimmune diseases,hay fever,eczema etc.
Since your stool test is positive...

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i m taking pyrantel pamoate,i ve got oxyuria,i have belly ache a lot during the night,first i took vermox,now is helmintox,the analysis found oxyuria parasite,i ve suffered even when i was a child.what should i eat now and there is a food that i should avoid?i m tired of this situation,please help me?

doctor1 MD

How long should it take for prescribed albenzadole to work? Can one take over the counter pyrantel pamoate on the third day after taking albenzadole if their are still pinworms? Is their anything else one can do to expedite the killing and expulsion of pinworms? (enemas, gastric flushing, certain foods, eg.) Using both of the aforementioned products would duplicate therapy, I know, but having waited until the third day after taking albenzadole would their be any toxic effects? (liver damage, etc.) Does alcohol use effect the efficacy of either of these drugs? Metronidozole vaginal gel seems to have helped with to the topical discomfort from the worms descending during sleep and depositing eggs around the anus. What are implications of that drug with alcohol use? (The package information indicated that it could have some "disulfuram-like" results Further reading indicated that "disulfuram" may be some drug to assist with alcohol use and spoke of some "psychotic" interaction of disulfuram with alcohol.) Also, would it hurt to use any of the three (albenzadole &/or pyrantel and metronidazole?

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I have an intestinal parasite that seems to shed millions of eggs. I can feel them crawling out at night and they seem to take on a different form after leaving my body. I see them in the tub and also they are laying eggs in my pubic area. ? if...

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hello i have a hunch that i have tapeworms. I am seeing white looking seeds in my stools. My cat just went through an episode with tapeworms, I hadn't noticed for a while but there was tapeworm segments all over my house from the cat. I went to a clinic and i was given pyrantel pamoate yet from what i read its useless against tapeworms. My cat was treated with praziquantel, Its been several days now and I am still seeing white seeds in my stools. will I need a different medication?

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Male: 56 1/2 years old. Originally observed numerous red striations on underside of arms and on stomach, followed by anal itching, including secondary infection in perianal tissue, scrotal area, and pain ("like bites") in the urethra months after...

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Hi, I recently discovered a worm after using the bathroom and am assuming it is a pin worm. I took Reese's pin worm medication two days ago. My question is this: I am having a lot of burning after urinating, and have never had a urinary tract...

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My wife has been battling ringworm for 8 weeks and has it on her body in multiple places. She is an insulin diabetic and a relative (after consulting his doctor) was instructed to use OTC PIN-X to treat ringworm AND pinworm. All symptoms cleared quickly. My nephew is 25 years old and my wife is 50. Should we be concerned about this OTC medicine with her insulin? She weighs about 170 Ibs. Her liver is fine.

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