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Why might I need praziquantel?

Praziquantel is a medication that treats infections caused by parasites or worms. It creates severe spasms and paralysis in the worms and destroys them in your intestine. The parasites and worms are then eliminated through your body in bowel movements. Talk to your doctor about questions and concerns about praziquantel.

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