Pyrantrin is a brand of pyrantel pamoate worm expeller with a broad spectrum anthelmintic activity against commonly occurring intestinal worms. Pyrantrin is suitable for the treatment of infestation with any of the following gastrointestinal parasites when these are present either alone or as a mixed infestation.
- Hook worms
- Round worms
- Pin worms
- Thread worms
- Whip worms
Pyrantrin causes instant depolarizing neuromuscular blockade activity thus leading to rapid paralysis of the worm.
|Rapid neuromuscular blockade||Prevents worm migration|
|Wide safety margin||It can be tolerated by children from 6 months|
|Can be used across all age groups||Ideal for mass de-worming|
|Convenient dosage forms||Suitable for both adults and children|
|Poor absorption in the gastro-intestinal tract||Minimizes systemic side effects|
|PYRANTRIN DOSAGE CHART|
|AGE||6 months – 2 years||3 – 6 year||7 to 12 years||13 years and above||Large Adults|
|BODY WEIGHT||Less than 12kg||12kg-22kg||23kg – 41kg||42kg – 75kg||Above 75kg|
|TABLETS||1 tablet||2 tablets||4 tablets||5 tablets||6 tablets|
|SUSPENSION||½ spoonful of 5ml||1 spoonful of 5ml||2 spoonful of 5ml||2½ spoonful of 5ml||3 spoonful 5ml|
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|A tablet ½ teaspoonful of 5ml two tablets of 1 teaspoonful of 5mlIs equal to → is equal to →
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