With timely treatment and prevention to deal with this problem is quite capable.If you notice these unpleasant symptoms should contact a pediatrician, who will appoint the necessary analyzes and recommend the most effective drug.Often, this means a "Pyrantel".It is the most advanced drug in the infected worm infestation
The medicament is anthelmintic (anthelmintic) medication, which is quite active against infestations caused by parasites: hookworms, pinworms, Ascaris, krivologovkoy American, nematodes, and whipworm.
The principle of "Pyrantel" is this: if it enters the gastrointestinal tract (the main habitat of worms), it leads to a neuromuscular blockade in helmint
Safety of "Pyrantel" of worms for kids is caused by the fact that the drug is poorly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, and is displayed in a completely unaltered.
Indications for use of this drug are the following diseases: hookworm, enterobiasis, ascariasis and necatoriasis.In trichuriasis therapy drug shows lower efficiency.
worming drug "Pyrantel" is available in two types.The first option is a suspension for children - it is very often given to young children.Contraindications to receive such drugs are: hypersensitivity to the components of the suspension of the child, male, age of the child up to 6 months.If you have liver disease, this drug is prescribed with caution.
When dosing the drug is very important to follow all the recommendations: take into account the body weight and age of the child.Infants between 6 months and 2 years of age should take 125 mg (2.5 ml or half scoop).Children from 2 to 6 years recommended 250 mg (5 mL or 1 full measuring spoon), with children aged 6 to 12 years old need to consume 500 mg (10 mL or 2 scoops).Children older than 12 years old, weighing less than 75 kg should take 750 mg (15 ml or 3 scoops).
Three weeks after treatment, "pyrantel" is necessary to re-treatment in order to prevent re-infection.
It is very important to pay attention to the duration of the admission of the drug.When invasions: ascariasis, enterobiasis and "Pyrantel" given once per 10 mg per kg body weight.In therapy ankilostomidoze - amount of the drug is calculated in the same way, but the duration of reception is 3 days.When necatoriasis - treatment lasts for two days, but the above should be taken in dose twice the amount.
second dosage form "Pyrantel" for children - it is a tablet containing 250 mg of each.The daily dose when receiving this form of preparation is identical to that of the suspension.Child under two years of the tablet medicament should be divided into two parts.