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What is mebendazole?

Mebendazole is no longer available in the U.S.

Mebendazole is a drug that is used to treat parasitic infections of hookworms, roundworms, whipworms, pinworms and other worm infections. It also can be used to treat more than one worm infection at a time. Mebendazole is available in chewable tablet form. The brand name of mebendazole is Vermox.

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