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Pinworm Dosage For Adults


11 mg/kg base/dose PO as a single dose; repeat dose in 2 weeks. Consult physician and do not self-treat.


  • The pinworm (species Enterobius vermicularis), also known as threadworm (in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand) or seatworm, is a parasitic worm. It is a nematode (roundworm) and a common intestinal parasite or helminth, especially in humans. The medical condition associated with pinworm infestation is known as pinworm infection (enterobiasis) (a type of helminthiasis) or less precisely as oxyuriasis in reference to the family Oxyuridae.

  • Mar 29, 20195 mg/kg BW (single dose), approved from the age of 4 month: After 14 and 28 days: No data: Maximum dose 400 mg; generally well-tolerated; occasional abdominal.

  • Dec 02, 2021Usual Adult Dose for Pinworm Infection (Enterobius vermicularis) 11 mg/kg base orally once as a single dose Maximum dose: 1 g/dose Some Experts Recommend: 11 mg/kg.

Pinworm Dosage For Adults

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