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Pinworm Medicine Disease Interactions

There are 2 disease interactions with Pinworm Medicine (pyrantel).


Pyrantel (applies to Pinworm Medicine) liver disease

Major Potential Hazard, High plausibility.

The use of pyrantel is contraindicated in patients with liver disease.


  1. (2001) "Product Information. Antiminth (pyrantel)." Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals Group

Anthelmintics (applies to Pinworm Medicine) supportive therapy

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Dehydration, Malnourished, Anemia

Patients with anemia, dehydration, or malnutrition should receive supportive therapy for these complicating conditions prior to initiation of certain anthelmintic therapy.


  1. (2001) "Product Information. Mintezol (thiabendazole)." Merck & Co., Inc
  2. (2001) "Product Information. Antiminth (pyrantel)." Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals Group
  3. (2001) "Product Information. Piperazine (piperazine)." Global Pharmaceutical Corporation

Pinworm Medicine drug interactions

There are 2 drug interactions with Pinworm Medicine (pyrantel).

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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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