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Biltricide

Biltricide

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Biltricide is used for the treatment of schistosomiasis or bilharziasis, a chronic parasitic invasion in human body due to blood flukes or worms. Patients can notice the infestation of parasites in the body by few symptoms. The larvae infiltrate into the skin to make a way, most commonly on the feet, and grown-up into fully developed worms in the urinary bladder or the gut. Patient can see a rash on the place of infestation soon after. Regular symptoms of acute invasion of parasite in human can be visibly noticed and patient may get fever, weariness, headache, night sweats, stomach ache, loss of appetite, sudden weight loss and a non-productive cough like unwanted symptoms. You may pass blood in the urine. It is an oral medicine.
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The active constituent of Biltricide is Praziquantel. It is an anthelmintic that is indicated to eradicate and dispel exterior living things i.e. worms that have entered in body by penetrating the skin mostly when people swim or work in infected waters. These incidences also occurred in case of bad eating of sea foods or having poorly cooked fish that carries these worms. It is a general and popular indication for treating parasitic infections like Schistosoma, Clonorchiasis, or Opisthorchiasis. The work mechanism of drug causes spasms in the helmintics [worms], that ultimately makes them paralyzed and as a result of this parasites die gradually. However, the drug is believed to be more effective against the adult flukes, than the younger schistosomes. In few cases even though the worms don't die, but they get immobilized by the constituents of the medicine and in due course, are expelled from the body along with the waste matter. FAQ about Biltricide  What are the health benefits of Biltricide? The medicine gives relief from infections caused by infestations of parasites, flukes, worms or schistosomes. They penetrate the skin of patient to enter in the body when patient comes in contact of water or other medium that contains the parasites. If these infections are not managed timely, the infection is possibly become chronic as well as can cause serious impact on other internal organs of the body.  What is the right way to use Biltricide? Treatment of these infections with Biltricide is generally for 1 or 2 days. Receive the drug as your prescription recommendations; the doses are based on the infection severity and the body weight. The tablets must not be chewed and to be swallowed with a glassful of water. The bitter taste of drug can cause gagging, or vomiting as you put drug in the mouth. So, take it instantly with water. Biltricide is not recommended for use in pediatric patients below age of 4; for treating children with such an infection, you must consult a pediatrician.  What are the symptoms that suggest allergic reaction of the drug? A few symptoms of an allergic reaction or hypersensitivity in patient can result in causing following worrisome health issues: • shortness of breath • wheezing or difficulty breathing • swelling of the face, lips, tongue or other parts of the body • rash, itching or hives on the skin.  Does this drug can be used in case of an infestation in your brain? If you take Biltricide for an infestation in your brain or spinal cord, it is possible that may experience severe headaches and fits. In such condition, if the doctor wants to treat your problem of infestation in the head, you should be taken to hospital in order to get a specialist to monitor your treatment.  What are the general side effects associated with Biltricide? The medicine is well-tolerated with mild side effects; but these side effects may be due to the infection itself, especially if the worm is too heavy. A few side effects that can occur include:- • Headache • Feeling uncomfortable • Dizziness • Abdominal discomfort • Nausea • Vomiting • Fever.  What I should do in case of overdose with Biltricide? If overdose is suspected, you will need immediate medical help. Contact your doctor as soon as possible. Precaution of biltricide  What happens if I miss biltricide dose? In view of the fact that, it is usually a 1-day treatment, you should not have any trouble remembering the dosage; but if you do miss a dose, check with your doctor immediately.  What are the critical precautions that I should take care of while getting treatment with Biltricide? Inform your doctor if you are expectant, breast feeding or planning to conceive. Shower regularly, and clean and scrub your hands, under your fingernails every day. Maintain personal hygiene in every manner. Inform your doctor if you have or have ever had: Liver disease Worm cyst(s) in the eye.

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Generic Praziquantel (pray-zi-KWON-tel)
Strength Biltricide - Praziquantel 600mg
Dosage Swallow the tablets with a full glass of water. Following the drug at the same time each day is always beneficial for its overall healing effect. It will also help you remember when to take it. Swallow the tablets preferably after eating a meal.
Side Effects Biltricide is on a large extent a well tolerated drug that has been reported with mild side effects. Some of the frequently complained side effects of drug include: • vomiting • nausea • diarrhea • loss of appetite • stomach pains • drowsiness, sleepiness • general feeling of being unwell, unusual tiredness or weakness • aching muscles, muscle tenderness or weakness • headache • dizziness, spinning sensation • hives (redness and itchiness of the skin) or rash • fever.
Precaution • You are not supposed to take Biltricide if you have hypersensitivity or antipathy to praziquantel, the active ingredient in Biltricide or any other drugs of same constituents. • Taking Biltricide can also be harmful if the infestation is found in your eyes, as killing the parasite expected to cause blindness. • Tell your prescriber if you are suffering or ever have had any of the following health conditions:  any heart related problems;  any kind of kidney disease that has resulted in affecting the normal urination;  any difficulties related to liver or ill functioning of liver, mainly, if your liver has been infected by blood flukes;  history of epilepsy; or  skin nodules (slightly elevated lesions on or in the skin). • Give a complete list of all the medicines [including prescription and OTC]-nutritional supplements-herbal products you are taking, so that the doctor can tell you which ones you should not take with Biltricide. • In case you are already taking any therapy for other medical and health condition, Biltricide is not recommended unless your doctor advice you to do so. • Taking grapefruit juice with Biltricide is restricted, as the juice can make it harder for the body to absorb the medicine properly, hence reducing its effectiveness. • Female patients who are pregnant are not ought to take this medication unless doctor tells them to do so. • Lactating women (female patients nursing a baby) are also not supposed to nurse their babies on the day they take Biltricide, and for the next 72 hours. • Patients are advised to be caution while driving or using machinery as this medicine may cause drowsiness or dizziness. Elderly people are at greater risk so they should avoid driving or performing machinery works on the day of taking this medicine and should try to remain very alert. • Use boiled water after boiling it for at least a minute before drinking it. It is also recommended to take hot water for bathing and it should also be heated for 5 minutes at 150oF. • Do not initiate, raise, reduce, or discontinue the medication on your own. It is also recommended that you should not share your medicine with others even if they have the same symptoms as you, as it can adversely affect them.

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