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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Praziquantel (Definition)

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


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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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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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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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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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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 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

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Biltricide (Definition)

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