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YOMESAN 500 mg, tapeworm, niclosamide

YOMESAN 500 mg, tapeworm, niclosamide

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YOMESAN 500 mg 4 pc chewable tablets tapeworm, niclosamide

Yomesan works reliably against various types of tapeworm in the small intestine. 


Active YOMESAN 500 mg chewable tablets 4 pc tapeworm, niclosamide ingredient: 


Tapeworm infestation.

Active YOMESAN 500 mg chewable tablets 4 pc tapeworm, niclosamide ingredients

  • 500 mg niclosamide

Auxiliary materials

  • Magnesium stearate
  • Cornstarch
  • Sodium dodecyl sulfate
  • Povidone K25
  • Saccharin sodium-2-water
  • talc
  • Vanillin


Indication / YOMESAN 500 mg chewable tablets 4 pc tapeworm, niclosamide application


  • The medicine is a tapeworm remedy and works locally through direct contact with the tapeworm head (Skolex). Niclosamide (the active ingredient) inhibits the parasite's internal breathing and the head and adjacent limbs die. As a result, the link chain loses its hold and goes with the defecation in whole or in smaller parts.
  • It is used for infections with the
    • Beef tapeworm (Taenia saginata)
    • Pork tapeworm (Taenia solium)
    • Fish tapeworm (Diphyllobothrium latum)
    • Dwarf tapeworm (Hymenolepis nana)


dosage YOMESAN 500 mg chewable tablets 4 pc tapeworm, niclosamide


  • Always take this medicine exactly as described here or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
  • The recommended dose is:
    • Infections with
      • Beef tapeworm, pork tapeworm, fish tapeworm
        • Children from 6 years and adults
          • 1 day
            • 4 chewable tablets
          • 2nd to 7th day
            • not applicable
        • Children from 2 to 6 years
          • 1 day
            • 2 chewable tablets
          • 2nd to 7th day
            • not applicable
        • Children under 2 years
          • 1 day
            • 1 chewable tablet
          • 2nd to 7th day
            • not applicable
      • Dwarf tapeworm
        • Children from 6 years and adults
          • 1 day
            • 4 chewable tablets
          • 2nd to 7th day
            • 2 chewable tablets per day
        • Children from 2 to 6 years
          • 1 day
            • 2 chewable tablets
          • 2nd to 7th day
            • 1 chewable tablet per day


  • Duration of application
    • Unless otherwise prescribed, the treatment of the beef, pork and fish tapeworm lasts 1 day, the treatment of the dwarf tapeworm lasts 7 days.
    • Do not take the medicine longer than the intended treatment time without medical advice.


  • If you take more than you should
    • No cases of overdose have been reported to date.


  • If you forget to take a dose
    • When treating dwarf tapeworm, do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose, but continue to take it until the total planned dose is reached.


  • If you stop taking it
    • If you interrupt the 7-day treatment for the dwarf tapeworm, the parasite is unlikely to be killed completely and the treatment will not be effective. If you still want to stop the treatment on your own initiative, it is imperative that you speak to your doctor or pharmacist beforehand.


  • If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.


  • To take.
  • Take the respective daily dose after breakfast. To do this, chew the tasty chewable tablets to a fine paste and then wash the completely chewed chewable tablets down with a little water. You can also swallow the chewable tablets disintegrated in water.
  • With smaller children, it is best to grind the chewable tablets to a fine pulp and then give the child to swallow mixed with a little water.
  • Hints:
    • In particular, sour fruit juice such. B. Orange juice can be very helpful in eliminating tapeworms.
    • Basically, if you are constipated, you should ensure that your bowel is emptied properly before treatment. No special diet is required.
    • If the tapeworm is to be expelled quickly and, if possible, in one piece after the therapy, strong saline laxatives such as Glauber's salt or Epsom salt can be given no earlier than two hours after taking the chewable tablet (or, in the case of dwarf tapeworm, after the last dose). They lead to diarrhea-like stools and wash out the parasite.
    • If not removed, the tapeworm will appear in individual parts over the course of the following days.
    • In the case of infections with the pork tapeworm, it is essential to drain it off drastically.

Side effects

  • Like all medicines, this medicine can have side effects, although not everybody gets them.
  • The following undesirable effects have been reported with the use of the drug. Frequencies cannot be given and are classified as not known (cannot be estimated from the available data).
  • Immune system disorders
    • Allergic reaction (e.g. reddened skin, severe itching and rash) Anaphylactic reactions (allergic reaction - serious allergy; certain hypersensitivity reactions - up to life-threatening shock) Anaphylactic shock (suddenly occurring life-threatening allergic reaction with sudden signs of an allergy such as e.g. Rash, itching and hives of the skin, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or other parts of the body, shortness of breath and difficulty breathing)
  • Nervous system disorders
    • Dizziness (lightheadedness)
  • Vascular disease
    • Cyanosis (blue lips)
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
    • Nausea, nausea, gastrointestinal pain, abdominal pain, gag reflex, diarrhea
  • Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders
    • Rash, itching, increased sweating (hyperhidrosis)
  • General disorders and administration site conditions
    • Malaise (exhaustion)
  • If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This also applies to side effects that are not listed here.


  • Taking with other medicines
    • Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking / using, have recently taken / used or may take / use any other medicines.
  • Consumption with alcohol
    • The preparation should not be taken with alcoholic beverages.


  • The product must not be taken
    • if you are allergic to niclosamide or any of the other ingredients of this medicine,
    • if you are breastfeeding.

pregnancy and breast feeding period

  • Pregnancy, breastfeeding and fertility
    • Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding, if you suspect you may be pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
    • pregnancy
      • There is insufficient experience with the use during pregnancy.
      • If you are pregnant you should not start taking it until after you have given birth.
      • If treatment is urgently required during pregnancy, you should only take the drug from the second trimester of pregnancy.
    • Breastfeeding
      • As it is not known whether niclosamide (the active substance) is excreted in breast milk, it is not recommended to use it during breastfeeding.
    • Fertility / childbearing ability
      • There is no experience with the effects of niclosamide on fertility.

Patient information

  • Driving and using machines
    • Individual reactions to this medicine that may vary from person to person may make it difficult to respond quickly and effectively to unexpected and sudden events during treatment. Please note that your ability to actively participate in road traffic, to operate machines and to work without a secure footing may be restricted.


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