How it works
Common side effects
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- Inform your doctor if you have liver, kidney or heart problems or worm infection in the brain; history of seizures.
- Do not drive or operate machinery as praziquantel may cause sleepiness and may impair your ability to think or react.
- Use praziquantel with caution if you are an elderly patient.
- Praziquantel is not recommended in children below 4 years of age.
Frequently asked questions
Q. Is praziquantel an antibiotic?
No, praziquantel is not an antibiotic
Q. Is praziquantel over the counter/ safe for humans/ FDA approved?
Praziquantel is available only on prescription and is FDA approved. It is safe for humans at a dose and for a duration recommended by your doctor for your specific condition
Q. Does praziquantel kill roundworm/ tapeworm/ hookworm/ whipworm?
Praziquantel is known to kill roundworm/ tapeworm/ hookworm. It is not known to kill whipworm.