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Side effect(s) of Triclabendazole

Read the side effects of Triclabendazole as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Triclabendazole is generally considered a safe drug.

Adverse events (AEs) that sometimes occur following treatment can either be systemic (due to biological substances released by the dying worms) or mechanical (due to the expulsion of dead worms from the biliary system towards the intestinal lumen).

Systemic: Mild/transient dizziness, headache, nausea, and urticaria

Mechanical effects: Biliary colic pain, maybe with jaundice.

Other Precautions : Avoid excess dose.

Drug Name : Triclabendazole

Triclabendazole generic Triclabendazole is an anthelmintic and the drug of choice recommended by the World Health Organization for the treatment of fascioliasis (a parasitic worm infection caused by the common liver flukes Fasciola hepatica  and  Fasciola gigantica It is a benzimidazole compound that is active against immature and adult  Fasciola parasites. It is also used to treat another food-borne parasitic infection known as paragonimiasis  caused by the lung fluke, most commonly  Paragonimus westermani Triclabendazole is widely used only in developing countries and is not directly approved by the FDA for use in the US. It can be distributed in the US through a special arrangement with the FDA and the manufacturer on an individual patient approval basis.
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