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What are the side effects of praziquantel?

The more common side effects associated with taking praziquantel include abdominal cramps, bloody diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, fever, headache, profuse sweating, decreased loss of appetite, general sick feeling and nausea or vomiting. It is less commonly associated with an itchy skin rash or hives. Tell your doctor if you develop these symptoms and if they persist or become worse.

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