Biltricide 600mg 25 Tabs (Cisticid) praziquantel
THIS IS THE BRAND MEDICATION
Biltricide is used for:
Treating certain worm infections (eg, schistosoma, liver flukes).
Biltricide is an anthelmintic agent. It works by killing sensitive worms.
Do NOT use Biltricide if:
•you are allergic to any ingredient in Biltricide
•you have certain worm infections of the eye (ocular cysticercosis)
•you are breast-feeding
•you are taking rifampin
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you
Before using Biltricide:
Some medical conditions may interact with Biltricide. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
•if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
•if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
•if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
•if you have liver, kidney, or heart problems, or worm infection of the brain (eg, cerebral cysticercosis)
•if you have a history of seizures (eg, epilepsy)
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Biltricide. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following: •Azole antifungals (eg, itraconazole, ketoconazole), cimetidine, or erythromycin because they may increase the risk of Biltricide's side effects
•Anticonvulsants (eg, carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin), chloroquine, dexamethasone, or rifamycins (eg, rifampin) because they may decrease Biltricide's effectiveness
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Biltricide may interact with other medicines that you take.
Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.