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Hello Doctor, I’m 29yrs old pregnant woman. Now this is my 6th month..(ie22weeks)..Yesterday my Doctor has prescribed me worm tablet. But I don’t have any worm problem. Worm tablet brand name is Nemocid(Pyrantel pamoate). Is it compulsory for every pregnant ladies??Any risk for using this??Is it affect to my baby?? Doctor asked me to take 3 worm tablets together today night and next dose after three weeks again 3 tablets together..
I’m very much worried about this..
And one more doubt is my Doctor told me that my uterus mouth is very tight. So there is a chance for premature baby. So she told me take bed rest and prescribed me Duvadilan tablet every day 3 times( ½ of one tablet each time).Is there is any risk to use this tablet every day 3 times?? Is my baby safe??any side effect fo this??
Please reply to these doubts about worm tablet(Nemocid- Pyrantel pamoate tablets 250 mg) and Duvadilan tablet….

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replied June 2nd, 2010
Second Trimester of Pregnancy Answer A12770

Welcome to the ehealthforum. I am glad to help you out. There are no human studies to prove the safety of pyrantel pamoate during pregnancy. However, the animal toxicity studies don’t show any evidence of damage to the foetus. Still, it makes sense to avoid taking drugs during pregnancy unless & until the benefits far outweigh the risks involved. Duvadilan is a smooth muscle relaxant and is commonly used during pregnancy & is safe.

Hence, not to worry about duvadilan. It always makes sense to take a second opinion before using any drug during pregnancy. I sincerely hope this information helps. Take care.

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