Ovex Suspension
Ovex Suspension & Tablets

Ovex Suspension & Tablets

Ovex Suspension
Ovex Suspension is a one-dose treatment used to treat threadworms. The banana-flavoured suspension is suitable for the whole family to kill threadworms living in the gut.
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What is Ovex?

Ovex is a medicine that treats threadworm infections located in the gut. This medicine is also suitable for treating less common worm infections, including whipworm, roundworm and hookworm. 

How does Aciclovir work?

Ovex contains the active ingredient mebendazole, known as an anthelmintic medicine. It works by stopping the worms from using sugar (glucose) to live, which ultimately kills the worms. 

Is Ovex suitable for me?

This medication is suitable for use in adults and children aged 2 years and over. You should not use this medicine if you have ever had a bad reaction to any of the listed ingredients or if you are, or may be, pregnant. Since threadworms spread very easily, it is recommended that all the family is treated at the same time. 

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Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.

  • Stomach pain
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Diarrhoea
  • Wind

Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.


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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.

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We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!


Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Ovex.

For tablet:

  • This medicine is a single-tablet dose. Do not take more than the stated dose shown below. For oral use only. The tablet may be either chewed or swallowed whole. Crush the tablet before giving it to a young child. Always supervise a child if they are taking this medicine.

For suspesion:

  • Always shake the bottle thoroughly before use. The suspension should be taken using the 5 ml measuring cup in the pack. For oral use only. Do not use more than the stated dose shown in the table. Always supervise a child if they are taking this medicine.

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How quickly does Ovex work?

Ovex is a single-dose tablet that should begin to work shortly after use but may take several days to kill all the worms. However, you must talk to a doctor if you do not feel better or if you feel worse after a few days.

What do threadworms look like?

Threadworms are tiny white worms that look like small pieces of thread and are about 1cm long.

How often should you take Ovex?

If you are re-infected, your pharmacist may recommend that a second tablet is taken after two weeks.

You should, however maintain good hygiene habits to prevent threadworms from coming back. 

What are the symptoms of threadworms?

A threadworm infection may go unnoticed. However, they can cause itching around the anus and vagina, particularly at night when the female worms are laying their eggs.

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