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Can praziquantel cause dehydration?

Can praziquantel cause dehydration?

Praziquantel: Praziquantel commonly produces abdominal cramps and nausea. Patients may also experience vomiting and diarrhea. So, it is possible that a patient could become dehydrated if unable to take in enough fluids. ...Read more

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Where to buy praziquantel schistosomiasis?

Where to buy praziquantel schistosomiasis?

Praziquantel: Praziqantel (biltricide) is a prescription only medicine. You should be able to get it from your pharmacy if you bring a prescription from your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for praziquantel overdose?

What is the treatment for praziquantel overdose?

Overdose.: This is a medication that is often given to animals with worms. It was easier to find info on tx for animals. If a human overdosed my understanding is that a rapid-acting laxative would be administered. If you or any other human overdoses on this medication seek emergency medical treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Praziquantel overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Praziquantel overdose?

Praziquantel O/D: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. Praziquantel (Biltricide) is an anthelmintic medication. For info regarding adverse effects/ OD see: https://www. Drugs. Com/cdi/praziquantel. Html ...Read more

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How to use praziquantel 4 tapeworm?

Praziquantel: The medication should be taken either right before or with a meal. ...Read more

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I have a tapeworm and taking praziquantel. When will I see it?

May bot: The parasite may die and be dissolved in your GI tract. ...Read more

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What is biltricide (praziquantel)?

Praziquantel: Biltricide is also known as praziquantel. It is an agent used in the treatment of schistosomiasis and liver flukes. ...Read more

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What would happen if I took biltricide (praziquantel)?

Biltricide (praziquantel): This is a medicine used to treat flatworms. Some side effects include headache, nausea, dizziness, muscle pain, loss of appetite & sweating. ...Read more

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When diagnosed with bilharzia, what is the dosis of biltricide (praziquantel) to be taken?

By weight: The dosage recommended for the treatment of schistosomiasis is: 20 mg/kg bodyweight three times a day as a one day treatment, at intervals of not less than 4 hours and not more than 6 hours. I am sure your doctor will recommend the best dosage for you to minimize side effects. ...Read more

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Rx taken for parasites (biltricide), still see heavy mucous in stool along with what looks like worm pieces. What next?

Rx taken for parasites (biltricide), still see heavy mucous in stool along with what looks like worm pieces. What next?

Theparasites: If you have completed your course of medication it will take several days to completely clear out of your system so just give it time ...Read more

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I took Praziquantel for Clonorchiasis, but I have not seen Clonorchis sinensis in my stool. Should I be able to see it, or do they die in your liver?

I took Praziquantel for Clonorchiasis, but I have not seen Clonorchis sinensis in my stool. Should I be able to see it, or do they die in your liver?

Too small to see: The eggs of the liver fluke are released into the stool. The eggs are approximately 20 microns in length & 15 microns in width, so not really detectable by visual examination of the stool. The good news is that the 3-times-daily-for-3-days regimen of praziquantel is more than 90% successful at curing a clonorchiasis infection. If there is any doubt, could verify by rechecking stool at some point. ...Read more

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Why do some children have allergies?

Why do some children have allergies?

Exposure + Genes: One needs both a genetic component and "exposure" to a said allergen to develop an allergy. There is a growing support over the past 20 years, that growing up in an environment which is "too clean" can also lead to development of allergies down the road. Either way, allergies are on the rise. ...Read more

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How are children tested for allergies?

How are children tested for allergies?

See below: They are tested the same as everyone else. They can have skin testing performed by an allergist, or blood work ordered by their primary care provider. ...Read more

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I have an allergy to nuts and I was wondering if my children would also be allergic?

I have an allergy to nuts and I was wondering if my children would also be allergic?

Nut allergy: Maybe. Your children may have inherited genes from you that make them more likely to develop an allergy, but they do not inherit a specific allergy to a food e.g. Nuts. The children have to be exposed to food proteins in the diet, before an allergy can develop. Once one develops an allergy then they are always allergic and need proper medical attention to prevent severe problems. ...Read more

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How do docs test children for indoor & outdoor allergies?

How do docs test children for indoor & outdoor allergies?

Allergy tests: There are several types of testing. Some involve certain types of blood tests. Another method is to do a series of skin tests done by pricking the skin and applying different allergens. Other tests are provocative tests that can involve challanging the patient with allergic materials. Testing should be done by doctors specializing in allergy to obtain the best results. ...Read more

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What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

Skin & blood tests: Prick testing with allergenic extracts or fresh foods can help confirm allergy, as can blood tests for specific ige antibodies (rast-type tests). However, both types of testing can produce false positive results, and confirmation with food challenges may be needed. ...Read more

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Praziquantel (Definition)

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Biltricide (Definition)

Biltricide is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of ...Read more