Ascariasis Topic Guide

Ascariasis Ascariasis: The Ascaris lumbricoides roundworm can infect humans when people ingest worms from the roundworm. Symptoms of ascariasis include diarrhea, passing worms in stool, fever, vomiting, coughing, abdominal pain, and weight loss. The treatment for ascariasis involves taking anti-helminthic drugs orally.

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Ascariasis Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

ivermectin Ivermectin

Ivermectin is an anti-parasite medication...learn more »

albendazole Albendazole

Albendazole is an anthelmintic (an-thel-MIN-tik) or anti-worm medication. It prevents newly hatched insect larvae (worms) from growing or multiplying in your...learn more »

mebendazole Mebendazole

Mebendazole is an anthelmintic (an-thel-MIN-tik) or anti-worm medication. It prevents newly hatched insect larvae (worms) from growing or multiplying in your...learn more »