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Pyrvinium (Oral)

Brand Names : Vanquin, viprynium

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

  • Anthelmintic, oral-local

Pyrvinium (peer-VIN-ee-um) is used to treat pinworms (enterobiasis). It will not work for other types of worm infections (for example, roundworms or tapeworms).

Pyrvinium is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage forms:

  • Oral suspension (Canada)

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In Canada -

  • Vanquin

Another commonly used name is viprynium .

* Not commercially available in the U.S.


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Pyrvinium: Before Using

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