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praziquantel

 [pra″zĭ-kwon´tel]
a broad-spectrum anthelmintic used for treatment of a wide variety of parasitic fluke and tapeworm infections; administered orally.

praziquantel

/pra·zi·quan·tel/ (pra″zĭ-kwahn´t'l) a broad-spectrum anthelmintic used for the treatment of a wide variety of fluke and tapeworm infections.

praziquantel

(prā′zə-kwŏn′tl)
n.
A drug, C19H24N2O2, that kills trematodes and tapeworms parasitic to humans, used especially in the treatment of schistosomiasis.

praziquantel

Biltracide® The antiparasitic of choice for schistosomiasis–S haematobium, S japonicum; flukes or Trematoda–eg, Clonorchis sinensis, Opisthorchis viverrini, Paragonimus buski, Heterophyes heterophyes, Metagonimus yokogawai; tapeworms–Hymenolepsis nana, Taenia solium Side effects Drowsiness, headache, nausea, backache, abdominal discomfort

praziquantel

An ANTHELMINTIC drug used to dispose of tapeworms. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Cysticide.

praziquantel

a widely used cestocide in dogs and cats. Has a very high efficiency against Echinococcus granulosus, removing all of the worms with a single dose. Called also Droncit.
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5% DMSO as negative control groups and PZQ (5 [micro]M) as positive control group.
The development of new schistosomicidal drugs and the identification of new schistosomicidal molecules have been highly encouraged, mainly because the treatment of schistosomiasis relies on a single drug, PZQ (Gaba et al.
Group II was treated with PZQ at 500mg/kg body weight (bwt) via 70% glycerine on two successive days.
Figure 1 shows the effect of PZQ and BER treatment on mice infected with S.
A positive control group was established to receive the reference drug PZQ, administered in the dose of 50 mg/kg/day, orally through gavage, from the 45th until the 49th day after infection.
The PZQ dose used, in 45-day-infected mice, showed high percentage in reducing the overall rate of worm burden (94.
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