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Ovex Family Pack 4 x 100mg Tablets  0001255
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Ovex Family Pack 4 x 100mg Tablets Ovex Family Pack 4 x 100mg Tablets

4 x 100mg Tablets  0001255
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Ovex Family Pack Tablets

Ovex Family Pack Tablets are a treatment for threadworms.

It can be taken by children as young as two years old and quickly works to irradicate threadworms. It is recommended that the treatment should be taken by the entire family at the same time.

Ovex Family tablets are to be taken orally.

What are Threadworms?

Threadworms are tiny worms that infest your gut and you can spot in your poo. They have the appearance of thin, white threads and are common among children. Threadworms can cause irritation and itchiness around the anus, especially at night. 

What are the Symptoms of Threadworms?

More often or not, threadworms go unnoticed by people as the symptoms can be subtle. 

One symptom people can experience is an intense itching around the anus (or the vagina for girls). More so at night when female threadworms are laying their eggs and can disturb your sleep. 

In some cases, people have actually spotted threadworms on their bedclothes and sheets at night or can be spotted in your stool. These look like threads of white cotton about 1 centimetre long. 

Severes threadworm infections can cause: 

  • Weight loss
  • Sudden weight loss
  • Struggles to sleep or to say asleep 
  • Bedwetting 

In very extreme cases, threadworms can find themselves outside the intestines and enter the urinary tract or the liver. For women, in very rare cases for girls and adult women, threadworms can be seen outside the vagina or womb.

How do Ovex Tablets Works?

Ovex Family Pack Tablets work by preventing the worms from being able to absorb sugars in the body which are essential for their survival. This causes the worms to lose energy drastically and eventually die within a few days. Dead worms are naturally excreted from the gut in the stools.

Warnings / Side effects Expand

Ovex Tablets:

  • Is not to be taken in pregnancy or by breastfeeding mothers.

Do not use this medicine if: •It is for a child under 2 years. Special warnings about this medicine: Since threadworms can spread very easily, it is strongly recommended that all the family (except pregnant, breast-feeding women or children under 2) are treated at the same time and that suitable hygiene precautions are followed to prevent re-infection. •Please consult your pharmacist or doctor before using this medicine if you are currently pregnant, likely to get pregnant or breastfeeding. •Please consult your pharmacist or doctor if you are currently taking any other medicines as this may cause an interaction. •If you think you may be allergic to any of the ingredients contained in this medicine, please seek medical advice before taking. •If you have any questions after you have bought this medication, please speak to your pharmacist.


Ovex Family Pack Tablets:

  • Side effects are rare but should you experience any side effects report to your doctor or pharmacist.

Usage / Instructions Expand

Adults and children over 2 years: (excludes pregnant women)

  • 1 tablet chewed or swallowed whole. Not to be given under 2 years.

Ingredients Expand

Ovex tablets contain mebendazole, which helps to prevent the worm infections in the gut. Orange flavoured tablet containing:

Mebendazole 100mg. Ovex also contains microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate, sodium saccharin, sodium lauryl sulphate, orange flavour and orange yellowS (El 10).

Delivery & Returns Expand

Royal Mail Tracked 48hr Delivery

  • £3.49 for Tracked 48hr service, delivered within 2-3 working days from despatch of order.
  • Free delivery for orders over £30
  • Delivered Mon-Sat (excluding Sunday and Bank Holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch.
  • All orders can be tracked from despatched to delivery, tracking code will be emailed to you.
  • Certain items cannot be delivered through this service and therefore this service not be visible in the checkout. Additional terms and conditions apply, please see the delivery page.

EVRI UK Tracked 48hr Service

  • £3.49 for Standard service, delivered within 2 working days from despatch of order.
  • Free standard delivery for orders over £30
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding weekend and bank holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below.
  • Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below.

94% of orders are despatched within 2 days (data taken from July 2022 to October 2022)

Royal Mail Tracked 24hr Delivery

  • £5.09 for the Tracked 24hr service.
  • Mon-Thur orders placed before 8pm will be delivered 1-2 days from despatch (90% of orders delivered next day).
  • Friday orders placed before 8pm will be delivered from Saturday.
  • Weekend orders will be delivered from Tuesday.
  • Delivered Mon-Sat (excluding Sunday and Bank Holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below
  • Pharmacy approved items will be despatched once approved and delivered the next working day.
  • All orders can be tracked from despatched to delivery, tracking code will be emailed to you.
  • Certain items cannot be delivered through this service and therefore this service not be visible in the checkout. Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below.

EVRI UK Tracked 24hr service

  • £5.49 for UK Next Working Day Delivery.
  • Mon-Fri orders placed before 8pm will be delivered the next day.
  • Friday orders placed after 8pm will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Weekend orders will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding bank holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below.
  • Pharmacy approved items will be despatched once approved and delivered the next day.
  • All orders can be tracked from despatched to delivery, tracking code will be emailed to you.
  • Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below.

EVRI Click & Collect tracked 48hr service

  • £3 for Standard service, delivered within 2 working days from despatch of order.
  • Free standard delivery for orders over £30
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding weekend and bank holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below.
  • Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below.

EVRI UK Click & Collect tracked 24hr service

  • £3.49 for UK Next Working Day Delivery.
  • Mon-Fri orders placed before 8pm will be delivered the next day.
  • Friday orders placed after 8pm will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Weekend orders will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding bank holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below.
  • Pharmacy approved items will be despatched once approved and delivered the next day.
  • All orders can be tracked from despatched to delivery, tracking code will be emailed to you.
  • Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below.

UK Express Delivery

  • Free Express Delivery when you spend £100
  • Mon-Wed orders placed before 8pm will be delivered in 2 working days
  • Thursday orders placed before 8pm will be delivered on Monday
  • Friday orders placed before 8pm will be delivered on Tuesday
  • Weekend orders will be delivered on Tuesday
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding bank holidays)
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below.
  • Once approved P-line items will be delivered the next working day
  • Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below
  • Select Next working day delivery in the checkout for Express Delivery

Additional terms and conditions apply, to view our full delivery terms and conditions click here

Returns

If you're not completely satisfied with your order, you can return it to us within 28 days

Find out more about our returns policy click here

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