Pinworm Caplets Side Effects
Generic name: pyrantel
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jul 22, 2022.
Note: This document contains side effect information about pyrantel. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Pinworm Caplets.
For the Consumer
Applies to pyrantel: oral suspension
Side effects include:
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to pyrantel: compounding powder, oral suspension, oral tablet
Frequency not reported: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, abdominal discomfort[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Headache, dizziness, drowsiness[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Minor abnormalities of liver function, transient increases in liver enzymes values[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Anorexia
Frequency not reported: Insomnia
Frequency not reported: Fatigue
Frequency not reported: Skin rashes[Ref]
Frequently asked questions
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Related treatment guides
1. "Product Information. Pinworm Medicine (pyrantel)." Reese Chemical Company (2005):
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.