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The most recent Guidelines for Primary and Secondary Care can be found below: 

Antimicrobial Guidelines in Primary Care

Antimicrobial Guidelines for Secondary Care

For further guidance refer to local Consultant Microbiologists or contact your pharmacist.

5.5.2 Drugs for Threadworms
GREEN        Mebendazole [Consider OTC/Self care] 
                     tablets 100mg
                     suspension 100mg/5ml
GREEN        Pripsen® sachets (piperazine 4g, sennosides 15.3mg) 

5.5.2 Drugs for hookworms
GREEN       Mebendazole [Consider OTC/Self care] 
                    suspension 100mg/5mL
 Treatment of Scabies
 Scabies, in combination with topical drugs, for the treatment of hyperkeratotic (crusted or ‘Norwegian’) scabies that does not respond to topical treatment alone.
 Use only on advice of specialist/secondary care only.
 AMBER     Ivermectin tablets (Stromectol)


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