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This medication is used to treat the symptoms of specific parasites (e.g. Schistosoma, Schistosoma, or the liver flukes). The treatment of parasites can improve your health and the quality of living. Praziquantel is part of a group of medications called antihelmintics. It kills parasites. It also paralyzes parasites and causes them to let go of their grip to the walls of blood vessels. This allows the body is able to eliminate the parasites naturally.
This section contains the uses for this drug that aren’t included in the official professional labeling for the medication however they may be ordered by your doctor. Take this medication for an illness that is described within this category only when it has been prescribed by your doctor. The drug can also be prescribed for other parasite-related illnesses (such as tapeworms or lung flukes, as well as intestinal and intestinal).
How to use:
Take this medication by mouth , along with food, typically three times a every day (4 up to six hours between) for one day or according to the prescription of your physician. Simply swallow the tablets or tablets in a complete glasses of liquid (8 8 ounces, or about the equivalent of 240 milliliters). Avoid chewing or sucking the tablets as their bitter taste could cause vomiting or gagging. Your physician may instruct that you take the medicine not more than 3 times per day or to use it for more than a day. Follow the directions of your physician precisely. Dosage will be based on your health condition, weight and your response to treatment. Tablets are scored by lines. It is possible that you have to break the tablet in order to obtain the proper dosage. Get your pharmacist’s advice regarding breaking the tablet in order to obtain the proper dosage for you. Do not eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice while taking this medication, unless your doctor advises to do so. Inform your doctor if your condition does not improve or continues to get worse.
Dizziness, headache nausea, stomach pain, fatigue, muscle and joint pain, nausea as well as vomiting and sweating could be present. These side effects are generally brief and short-lasting, and could be a sign of parasite infection, or the dying parasites. If any of these symptoms persist or become worse, consult your physician or pharmacist immediately. Keep in mind that your doctor prescribed this medication due to the fact that he or believes that the benefits for you is greater over the chance of adverse negative effects. The majority of patients who use this medication do not experience severe adverse consequences. Inform your doctor immediately in the event that any of these uncommon but serious side effects happen such as Bloody diarrhea, high fever or an irregular/slow heartbeat seizures. A severe adverse reaction due to this medication is not common. But you should seek medical attention if there are any sign of an allergic reaction. This could include swelling, itching or rash (especially of the tongue, face or throat) and severe dizziness. difficulty breathing. This is not an exhaustive list of the possible adverse effects. If you experience other reactions that aren’t listed, please consult your physician or pharmacist. In the US Contact your doctor to seek medical advice on the effects of your medication. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch. In Canada you can contact your physician to seek medical advice on the effects of side effects. You can report the side effects in Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
When you take praziquantel consult your doctor or pharmacist if allergic to it, or if you suffer from other allergies. This product could contain inactive ingredientsthat could trigger allergies or other problems. Ask your pharmacist for more information. This medicine is not recommended in the case of specific medical health conditions. Before taking this medication make sure to consult your physician and pharmacist in the event that you suffer from an eye infection that is parasitic (ocular cysticercosis). Before you start using this medicine inform your doctor or pharmacist about your medical history, particularly of liver disease/enlarged spleen, heart disease/irregular rhythm, a parasitic brain infection (cerebral cysticercosis) seizures. This medication can cause you to be feel dizzy or drowsy up to the day following treatment. Cannabis or alcohol may cause you to be more drowsy or dizzy. Don’t drive, operate machinery, or engage in any activity that requires alertness until you are able to perform it safely. Avoid drinking alcohol. Discuss with your doctor when you’re using marijuana. In pregnancy, this drug should only be taken when absolutely necessary. Discuss the benefits and risks with your physician. The drug is absorbed in breast milk. It is not recommended to breastfeed while taking this medication. is not advised. Breastfeeding mothers are advised to stop breastfeeding on the day of treatment and for the next 72 hours following the final dose. Remove and pump the breast milk at this point.
Store below 86 degrees F (30 degrees C) far from moisture and light. Don’t store them within the bathroom. Make sure that all medications are away from pets and children. Don’t flush medicines into the drain or pour them down the drain unless directed to do the same. Dispose of the product properly when it’s expired or no longer required. Ask your pharmacist or your local waste disposal business for more information about the safe disposal of the product.