How To Give Your Baby "Pyrantel" | Children




How to give your child "pyrantel"

Pyrantel - a drug for the treatment and prevention of parasitic infestations. For 6 months, this drug can be administered to children. Pyrantel has a broad spectrum of action and treats enterobiosis, ascariasis, and hookworm necatoriasis. In pediatric medicine used in the form of tablets and suspensions.

How to give your child

Instruction how to give your child "pyrantel"

Step 1:

Pyrantel dosage depends on the age, weight of the child, the type and severity of the infestation. The medicine can be taken any time of the day regardless of the meal.

Step 2:

For the treatment of ascariasis and enterobiosis pyrantel appoint 10-12 mg per 1 kg of body weight of the child. That is, 10 kg - 125 mg pyrantel. Take once. A child aged 6-24 months give 0.5 scoop suspension. Children from 2 to 6 years - the whole scoop suspension. Children from 6 to 12 years old can take either a suspension or a tablet. The suspension give 1-2 scoops, in tablets is 1-2 tablets of 125 mg. Older than 12 years - 3 tablets of 125 mg or 3 scoop suspension.

Step 3:

At doses above ankilostomidoze let in for 3 days in a row.

Step 4:

For the treatment of necatoriasis Pyrantel give children for 2 days. The dose is calculated - pyrantel 20 mg per 10 kg baby weight. A child 6-24 months to give 1 measuring spoon suspension. Babe from 2 to 6 years - 2 spoons dimensional suspension. Children 6-12 years of 2-4 to give 125 mg tablets, or in suspension - 2-4 scoops. Older than 12 years - 6 tablets of 125 mg or 6 spoonfuls dimensional suspension.

Step 5:

To prevent re-infection do another course of treatment in 3 weeks. Obey all rules of hygiene, and simultaneously treat all family members.