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Ovex Family Pack Of 4 Threadworm Treatment

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Ovex Family Pack Of 4 Threadworm Treatment

Availability: In stock

Regular Price: £8.99

Special Price £7.99

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Ovex Family Pack Of 4 Threadworm Treatment

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What is Ovex Family Pack?

Ovex Family Pack is a treatment that works to provide relief for threadworm infection, also known as pinworm. The active ingredient in this treatment is mebendazole, which is known as an antihelmintic medicine. Anthelmintics expel worm infections in the body.

 

What causes a threadworm infection?

Threadworms in the gut are an infection that can spread easily. Threadworm infections are likely to be caused by spreading. They can spread by swallowing or by touching them on surfaces. Eggs that are swallowed take around 2 weeks to hatch. The threadworms lay eggs around the anus, and any attempted scratched can latch the eggs onto the fingers. This can cause spread. Threadworms themselves are small and white and eggs are so small that they cannot be seen. Threadworms can spread through clothing or unwashed vegetables.

 

Who is this treatment suitable?

This Ovex treatment is suitable to be used by adults and children aged 2 and over. It should not be used by anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the tablets. Anyone who is currently using any medication for any other condition should speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using this treatment.

 

Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use these tablets?

These tablets should not be used by anyone pregnant or breastfeeding. Instead, speak to a medical professional for advice.

 

How should Ovex Family Pack be used?

Only one tablet should be taken when using. A tablet can be swallowed whole or chewed. It can also be crushed for children who may struggle to swallow. If symptoms do not disappear after a few days of taking a tablet, speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist for advice.

 

Are there any side effects?

Like with many types of medication, there is a chance of side effects. Potential side effects include:

  • Allergic reaction including the swelling of the face of a rash
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Wind
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

If you notice any side effect, speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible. You can also record any side effect that you notice using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.

 

Why do I need to answer questions to buy this product?

You do not need a prescription for Ovex Family Pack, however, you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist 4 U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure that Ovex is the best choice for you.

 

More Information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.

 

Helpful Advice on Medication Restrictions & Addiction

For further information on our medication restrictions policy, please click here.

If you are concerned about addiction to 'over the counter' medication, we urge you to visit the below links for professional help and advice:

Adults and children over 2 years: 1 tablet chewed or swallowed whole. Not to be given under 2 years.

You should make sure that you carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use
Orange flavoured tablet containing: Mebendazole 1mg. Ovex also contains microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate, sodium saccharin, sodium lauryl sulphate, orange flavour and orange yellowS (El 1).
Side effects are rare but should you experience any side effects report to your doctor or pharmacist.
Not to be taken in pregnancy or by breastfeeding mothers.

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All our items are sent completely discreet for your peace of mind.

This means the packaging is plain, there is no mention of what product is inside your package and there is no mention of Chemist 4 U either.

We respect that many of our products are of a sensitive nature - this is why we take every step to keep your purchases private.

 


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Threadworm is a common infection that can affect children and adults, causing uncomfortable itching and worms in places you’d rather not have them.

If you’re worried about your child picking up threadworm, or whether you might have it yourself, then you’ve come to the right place.

Today we’re going to look into all things threadworm and answer your most asked questions about these annoying little worms.

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