- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Biltricide* used for?
Generic for Biltricide* (Praziquantel) is an anthelmintic medication used to treat infections caused by Schistosoma worms. It is also prescribed in the treatment of infections caused by liver fluke worms. This anti-worm medication works by killing the worms. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Biltricide*?
The dosage of Generic for Biltricide* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Generic for Biltricide* can be taken with food.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Biltricide*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Biltricide* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Biltricide*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Biltricide*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Biltricide*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Biltricide*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Biltricide*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Biltricide* can interact with azole antifungals, macrolide antibiotics, and antiseizure medications.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Biltricide*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Biltricide* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Biltricide* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Biltricide* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Biltricide* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Biltricide* can cause side effects such as tiredness, dizziness, weakness, headache, stomach pain, nausea, and vomiting. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Biltricide*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Biltricide*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Biltricide* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Biltricide*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Biltricide*?
How will Generic for Biltricide* work in my body?
How should Generic for Biltricide* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Biltricide* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Biltricide* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.