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What is praziquantel?

Praziquantel, sold in the U.S. under the brand name Biltricide, is used to treat infestations of schistosoma, a worm that lives in the bloodstream, and liver fluke, a worm that lives in or close to the liver. It is an anthelmintic, or anti-worm, medication and works by killing the worms.

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