Vermox Tablets

Based on 5 reviews
  • Treatment for threadworms and other worm infections of the gut. 
  • Contains mebendazole.
  • Always read the patient information leaflet before use. 
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The treatment is inclusive of consultation, private prescription & medicine delivery
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Vermox is a treatment for worm infections of the gut, such as threadworms, whipworm, roundworm and hookworm. This treatment contains the active ingredient mebendazole, a type of medicine that is known as an anthelmintic. Vermox can be used by adults and children over 2 years old.

How Vermox treats Threadworm

One dose of Vermox contains 100mg of the active ingredient mebendazole, a type of medicine that is classed as an anthelmintic. Mebendazole can kill worms that cause gut infections like threadworms by stopping the worms from using glucose. Without glucose, the worms run out of energy and quickly die.



For threadworms (pinworms), one single 100mg dose of Vermox will kill the infection. This will either be one tablet or one 5ml spoonful of oral suspension. If re-infection occurs, your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist may recommend a second dose. For other common worm infections, one 100mg dose may be required two times a day, once in the morning and once in the evening, for three consecutive days or as otherwise directed by your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist.


Side Effects

As with all medicines, Vermox may cause side effects. Fortunately, these won’t affect everyone. If you have any signs of an allergic reaction (rash, swelling of the face, shortness of breath), stop taking Vermox immediately and seek immediate medical attention. Other side effects may include:


  • Stomach pain (common)
  • Diarrhoea, wind or stomach discomfort (uncommon)
  • Feeling or being sick (uncommon)
  • Rash (rare)
  • Inflammation of the liver or kidneys (rare)
  • Changes in liver enzymes or reduction in white blood cells - these will both be shown in blood tests (rare)
  • Unusual hair loss (rare)
  • Dizziness (rare)


If you experience any side effects, including any not included in the patient information leaflet, you can report them using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme



You must not take Vermox if you are allergic to mebendazole or any of the other ingredients in this medicine, or if you are pregnant. You should talk to your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist before taking Vermox if you are taking any other medicines or herbal remedies, including those obtained without a prescription. This is particularly important if you are taking metronidazole or cimetidine.

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, trying to have a baby or are breastfeeding, you must not take Vermox. If you’re breastfeeding, you should speak to your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist before taking Vermox to make sure it’s right for you and your baby.

Age Restrictions

Vermox is suitable for children over the age of 2 years old. You must not give this medicine to your child if they are under 2 years old. You should always follow your doctor or pharmacist’s advice when this medicine is prescribed to you or your child.


Important information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist4U 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

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.



Do not store above 25˚C and keep out of sight and reach of children. Store in a cool, dry area away from direct sunlight and never use the cream after the expiry date that is printed on the tube or carton.

Vermox Tablets Reviews

By Natalija Poliakova,
February 27, 2024
Works perfectly
By Gary Gouldthorpe,
May 16, 2023
Simple and easy to use. It's great that it can cover the whole family. Well, 2 years and up.
By Naveen Raju,
May 09, 2023
Nice product
By Judy Brown,
November 22, 2022
Very pleased
By Mustapha Shears Kargbo,
November 01, 2022
The medicine is very good for it purpose.

Advice & Guides

What is Threadworm and How Can I Treat It?

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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Frequently Asked Questions

What are threadworms?

Threadworms are very small parasitic worms that can infect the large intestine and they are particularly common in children under the age of 10.

They can spread easily and affect anyone, especially if proper hand hygiene isn’t practised after using the toilet.

Threadworms often go unnoticed, but they may cause itching around the anus or vagina, particularly at night.

Sometimes you can spot threadworms on bed sheets or in stools - they look like threads of white cotton and measure about 1cm long.

Do I need a prescription for this medication?

You do need a prescription for this medication in the UK.

Our healthcare professionals can provide prescriptions if they think this treatment would be right for you and your condition.

When you click the button which reads “Start Consultation” at the top of this page, you’ll see a short questionnaire set up by our healthcare team which is designed to help them understand your medical needs.

Just like an in-person consultation with your GP, our doctors will assess your answers to their questions and write a prescription for the treatment they think will be best for you.

You’ll then be able to pay for your medication and we’ll send it out to you quickly and in discreet packaging.

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