The name of your medicine is Vermox 100 mg per tablet. It contains a medicine called mebendazole. It is one of a group of medicines called ‘anthelmintics’. Vermox tablets are used to treat worm infections of the gut such as:
- threadworms (pinworms)
- other common worm infections (such as whipworm, roundworm, hookworm)
This medicine is for use in adults and children aged over 2 years.
You or your child has been advised to take Vermox tablets because you have a worm infection. Worms can infect anyone. It does not necessarily mean that your hygiene is poor.