Praziquantel

Pharmacological action

With the reception of Praziquantel, the helminths contract musculature, which leads to paralysis and leads to death.
The drug makes the parasite vulnerable to the host’s immune system and its digestive enzymes.

Side effects

On the part of the digestive system:> 10% – abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting; > 1% and <10% - lack of appetite; <0.01% - diarrhea with an admixture of blood. On the part of the body as a whole:> 1% and <10% - asthenia, fever. From the musculoskeletal system:> 1% and <10% - myalgia. From the cardiovascular system:> 10% – arrhythmia.
From the side of the central nervous system:> 10% – headache, dizziness; > 1% and <10% - dizziness, drowsiness; <0.01% - convulsions. Allergic reactions:> 1% and <10% - urticaria; <0.01% - generalized allergic reactions, including polyserositis. Adverse reactions can be caused both by the drug itself, and arise as a result of the body's reaction to helminth death. Below we describe some of the data from the annotation

Indications for use:
Cestodoz
Schistosomiasis
Trematodosis
Neurocysticercosis and cysticercosis