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Who should not take praziquantel?

People with pinworm or other roundworm infections should not take praziquantel because it will not kill these particular types of worms. People with ocular cysticercosis, or worm cysts in the eye, should also not take praziquantel because the death of these cysts may damage the eye. Finally, children under the age of four years should not take praziquantel.

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