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The Neighborhood Sandbox: A Breeding Ground for Germs

Posted 7 Jul 2017 by

FRIDAY, July 7, 2017 – Kids love to play in sandboxes, and it helps them develop motor and social skills. But have you ever considered what kind of germs might be lurking in that communal sand? Sandboxes can be breeding grounds for bacteria, parasites and other infectious germs, whether brought in by animals using them as litter boxes or by kids interacting with other kids, researchers say. Dr. ...

U.S. FDA Approves Vermox Chewable (Mebendazole) for Treatment of Children and Adults with Roundworm and Whipworm Infections

Posted 30 Oct 2016 by

RARITAN, N.J., October 19, 2016 – Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (Janssen), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Vermox Chewable (mebendazole chewable 500mg tablets) for the treatment of patients one year of age and older with gastrointestinal infections caused by Ascaris lumbricoides ( ...

Impax Receives Approval of Emverm (mebendazole) Chewable Tablets

Posted 18 Jan 2016 by

HAYWARD, Calif., Jan. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL) today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Company's supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for Emverm (mebendazole) 100 mg chewable tablets. Emverm is indicated for the treatment of Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm), Trichuris trichiura (whipworm), Ascaris ...

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