Biltricide (Praziquantel)

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Biltricide 600mg

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Manufactured by: Bayer Inc.
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Biltricide (Praziquantel) Product Information

Biltricide is a prescription medication for treating infections triggered by liver flukes and schistosomes. It is therefore recommended for treatment of bilharziasis, snail fever and schistosomiasis. Also known as Praziquantel, Biltricide can be indicated for treating any other worm infections— except pinworms and roundworms infections.

Belonging to a group of medicines called anthelmintics, Biltricide causes powerful spasms and paralysis of some worm’s muscles. Additionally, it causes some other types of worms to be passed in the stool. Still, some worms are totally damaged in the intestines and cannot be spotted in the stool.

Order Biltricide 600mg Online

Biltricide is manufactured by Bayer and we have it available in one strength: 600 mg.  The active ingredient is called Praziquantel. The cost of this product starts at $71 for six tablets and up to $213 for eighteen tablets.

This medication would be dispensed from one of our Canadian pharmacies and the estimated shipping time would be 7-10 business days to the United States.

There is a standard shipping fee of $9.95 per order.

Please note a Biltricide prescription is required to process your online order. You can submit the prescription by fax, email, or upload directly on our website. If you need assistance with ordering you can call our customer support line at 1-855-776-0079 or view the ordering guide online.

Dosage

The correct amount to take will be based on whether you are an adult or a child and the infection you are trying to treat. If it is schistosomiasis, the right dose will depend on your body weight. The dose is normally 20 mg per kilogram of body weight and is taken three times per day.  This medicine is only taken for one day and doses should be spaced out. Ensure that your doses are no less than four hours apart and no more than six hours apart. If dealing with a child who is younger than four years old, let the correct dosage be determined by their doctor

Ensure that you take your medicine with eight ounces of water with your meal. It is okay to break your Biltricide tablet to ensure that you get the correct dose. Don’t chew it as a whole or part of it though, as it is bitter and might cause vomiting. If being taken by a child who cannot swallow it, then you should crush it and mix with a liquid or some watery food.

Side Effects

This medicine can cause some severe and mild side effects. The latter is common and most people are able to bear it. The following are the most prevalent side effects:

  • A general feeling of sickness
  • Stomach problems and nausea
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Skin rash

Precautions

Biltricide should be taken with care, just like any other medicine for treating worms. Hence, take the following precautions when taking it:

  • Avoid taking Biltricide if you are allergic to it
  • If you have taken rifampin in the past one month, don’t take Biltricide
  • Avoid taking this medicine if you are suffering from a parasitic infection in the eyes
  • Let your doctor know if you suffer from nodules or lumps under the skin
  • Inform your physician about your liver disease, heart issues, epilepsy or seizures
  • If you are pregnant or lactating, let your health expert know
  • Don’t drive or perform any dangerous activity after taking this medicine
  • Don’t eat grapefruits, drink grapefruit juice or consume another grapefruit product

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The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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