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What medicine cures and rids pinworm infection in children and adults?
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Previously used drugs [pyrantel pamoate (Pin-Rid, Pin-X) and piperazine] are now rarely used due to lower efficacy and a higher frequency of side effects when compared to albendazole (Albenza) or mebendazole (Vermox).
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/31/2016
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