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A drug, C19H24N2O2, that kills trematodes and tapeworms parasitic to humans, used especially in the treatment of schistosomiasis.

[p(y)razi(ne), one of its constituents (from German Pyrazin, blend of Pyridin, pyridine Azin, azine) + qu(inoline) + ant(h)el(mintic).]


n praziquantel m, prazicuantel m (INN)
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Se indico tratamiento con praziquantel 25 mg/kg de peso 3 tomas al dia durante 3 dias con lo cual desaparecio la sintomatologia, mejoraron las imagenes radiologicas y disminuyo el contaje de eosinofilos.
There are no approved anthelmintics for treatment of Diphyllobothrium infections in dogs and cats; however, praziquantel at higher doses and longer durations has been successful in treating this tapeworm.
Se les desparasito tres veces en un lapso de 15 dias con la combinacion de Praziquantel (50 mg/ kg), Febantel (150 mg/kg) y Emboato de Pirantel (50 mg/kg), con la finalidad de evitar la interferencia de otros parasitos en el desarrollo del E.
Cerrahi eksizyonu takiben albendazol veya mebendazol, ya da albendazol ile praziquantel kombinasyonu en az alti ay kullanilmalidir.
At present, the sole treatment for schistosomiasis is a drug called praziquantel, which proved to have no effect on TGR.
Para el tratamiento suele usarse para tratar un farmaco llamado praziquantel.
Palabras claves: albendazol, azul de metileno, ecotoxicologia, praziquantel, pulga de agua, verde de malaquita
Although treatment is simple, 40-60mg/kg of praziquantel, it's better to avoid exposure: don't swim in fresh water in endemic areas.
As this problem is easily treatable with either one of the combined wormers available containing praziquantel or double dose pyrantel, it is worthwhile in cases of recurrent colic discussing this blood test with your vet.
The fourth drug, praziquantel, now cost only a few pence per tablet.
Sources say he has been prescribed a drug called Praziquantel, which is about 90 per cent effective.