pyrvinium pamoate


pyrvinium pamoate
A highly effective drug used in the eradication of human pinworms. SYN: viprynium embonate.

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pyr·vin·i·um pam·o·ate (pir-vinґe-əm) [USP] an anthelmintic that acts by preventing the uptake of exogenous glucose and is administered orally in the treatment of enterobiasis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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