Bayer Schering Pharma AG | Biltricide (Medication)


Biltricide/praziquantel, is a trematodicide provided in tablet form for the oral treatment of schistosome infections and infections due to liver fluke. Praziquantel is also used to treat infections caused by Schistosoma worms, which enter the body through skin that has come into contact with contaminated water.

This is a prescription only medicine and should be taken exactly as your doctor directed for your condition. ...

Side Effect:

Among with its needed effects, Biltricide can cause severe side effects such as:an allergic reaction - difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives.

Other less serious side effects may include:tired feeling; headache, dizziness; nausea, upset stomach; mild fever; or mild skin rash. If you notice any of these or any other unusual symptom that persist or worsen, seek medical care. ...


Before using this medicine inform your doctor if you are allergic to praziquantel, to other drugs, or if you have any other allergies. Tell your doctor if you are using other medicine and if you have or ever have had any of the following conditions:kidney disease, heart disease, or liver disease.

Because Biltricide can cause dizziness and drowsiness, do not drive and use heavy machinery until you are sure you can perform this activity safely.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor advice. ...