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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...

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...

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...

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...