Biltricide Oral Tablet 600Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Biltricide: Oral tablet (600mg)

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Biltricide 600mg Tab
Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: BAYER  |  LG
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Biltricide 600mg Tab
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: BAYER  |  LG

What is this Medicine?

PRAZIQUANTEL (PRAZ i KWON tel) is an anti-infective. It is used to treat infections of some parasite worms.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Biltricide: Oral tablet(600mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Biltricide 600mg Tablet

NDC: 504190747
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Clonorchiasis, Opisthorchiasis, Schistosomiasis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Neurocysticercosis, Cysticercosis, Paragonimiasis, Taeniasis, Hydatid Cyst Disease

Storage Information
Store below 86 degrees F
Biltricide 600mg Tablet
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Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: BAYER  |  LG
Shape: oblong
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Biltricide 600mg Tablet

Eosinophilia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Itching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Heart Block Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Biltricide 600mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Biltricide 600mg Tablet(Praziquantel)
Grapefruit juice and Praziquantel(Praziquantel)
In general, most foods are safe to take with Praziquantel and in fact, the drug should be taken with some liquid along with a meal for best effect. Grapefruit juice may increase the effects of Praziquantel by increasing the blood levels of Praziquantel. Although an interaction with grapefruit juice is possible, the interaction is not necessarily a harmful one. Since there is limited data about this interaction however, try to keep your grapefruit juice intake steady while taking Praziquantel. If you regularly drink grapefruit juice in large amounts, notify your prescriber if you note any new or worsening potential Praziquantel side effects, like generally not feeling well, headache, dizziness, or abdomen discomfort with or without nausea.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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