Please consult your physician before taking any medication. Generic Name: mebendazole (me BEN da zole) Brand Names: Vermox Spanish Name: Generico Exbenzol What is mebendazole? Mebendazole is an "antihelmintic," or anti-worm, medication. It prevents worms from growing or multiplying in your body. Mebendazole is used to treat infections caused by worms such as whipworm, pinworm, roundworm, and hookworm. It is also used to treat infections caused by more than one of these worms at the same time. Mebendazole may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.