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Is Mebendazole available over the counter?

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I read that Mebendazole can be purchased OTC. Do you know what brand names this would be under? I was going to run to Walmart and see what I could find.
This morning, I had what appeared to be worms in my stool.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  HouseDoc replied 4 years ago.

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Mebendazole medication is the treatment of choice for pinworm infestations. Pyrantel pamoate, available in several US brands including Reese's Pinworm Medicine, Reese's Pinworm Tablets and Pin-X, is an over-the-counter antiparasitic medication. It works by paralyzing the worms so they can't lay their eggs and are evacuated in the stool.

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