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Are there any side effects of pyrantel?

There are many side effects associated with the use of pyrantel. Minor side effects include vomiting, diarrhea or strained bowel movements, drowsiness, inability to sleep, dizziness, headaches, loss of appetite, stomach cramps, and nausea. See a doctor if these symptoms become severe or persistent. Severe side effects include an allergic reaction, which may include symptoms such as hives or an itchy rash, difficulty breathing and swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat. If you experience an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention.

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