Treatment of Giardiasis
Metronidazole is used effectively to treat giardiasis with moderate-to-severe symptoms.
Giardiasis requires no treatment if the symptoms are mild. The infection goes away on its own within a few weeks.
Medications are used effectively to treat giardiasis with moderate-to-severe symptoms. Most people respond to treatment.
Medications used for treatment of giardiasis include-
- Metronidazole, which is the most common and most often recommended drug to treat giardiasis.
- Quinacrine hydrochloride
- Furazolidone, which is used as an alternative drug for children as it is available in liquid form.
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