|Minimum Order Quantity
|2 x 4 Tablets
|Treat schistosoma and liver fluke
|Titanium Dioxide IP
Praziquantel is used to treat infections caused by schistosoma worms, which enter the body through skin that has come into contact with contaminated water.
Schistosoma worms are found in Africa, South America, Middle Eastern countries, the Caribbean, and parts of Asia.
Praziquantel is also used to treat infection with liver flukes, caused by a type of worm found in East Asia. This worm enters the body while eating contaminated fish.
Praziquantel is for use in adults and children who are at least 1 year old.
Praziquantel may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guied.
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives, difficult breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have:
fever, chills, sore throat, headache, body aches, tiredness, not feeling well;
slow or irregular heartbeats;
stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, nausea;
trouble concentrating; or
cold sweats, skin irritation.
Common side effects may include:
general ill feeling;
nausea, stomach discomfort;
You should not use praziquantel if you are allergic to it, or if:
you have a parasitic infection in your eye; or
you have taken Rifampin within the past 4 weeks.
How should I take Praziquantel?
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
Praziquantel is usually taken 3 times in one day. Take your doses 4 to 6 hours apart on that day.
Praziquantel should be taken with a meal and a full glass (8 ounces) of water.
You may need to break a praziquantel tablet in order to get the correct dose. Follow your doctor's instructions.
Do not chew the tablet or portion of a tablet. The bitter taste of the tablet could cause you to gag or vomit.
If the child taking praziquantel cannot swallow a tablet or tablet portion whole, crush the tablet and mix it with a liquid or semi-solid food. The child should swallow the mixture right away without chewing.
Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse.
Store below 25 DegreeC
Protect from light & moisture
As directed by the physician
Keep out of reach of children