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How does pyrantel treat worm infections?

Pyrantel helps treat conditions such as roundworm, ringworm, and hookworm. As a member of the anthelminitcs family of drugs, pyrantel works by paralyzing the worms' nervous systems so that the worms can be expelled from the body. They are excreted with waste during a bowel movement.

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