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What is Mintezol (thiabendazole)?

Mintezol (thiabendazole) is no longer available in the United States.

Mintezol (thiabendazole) treats infestations of parasitic worms such as threadworms, hookworms, whipworms, pinworms, roundworms, and trichinosis. It is an antihelmintic drug that stops the growth of worms in the body. Note that if you are suffering from a parasitic worm infestation, other members of your family may need to be treated as well. You will also need to prevent re-infection during treatment by washing and disinfecting toilets, towels, linens, and clothing daily.

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