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Does praziquantel interact with other medications or foods?

Praziquantel can interact with rifampin, and the use of these medications together is not recommended. Praziquantel can also interact with carbamazepine, chloroquine, fosphenytoin, ketoconazole, or phenytoin, although your doctor may tell you to continue taking these medicines while you take praziquantel. In addition, grapefruit and grapefruit juice can interact with praziquantel, and you should discuss your consumption of these foods with your doctor.

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