Oxamniquine (ox-AM-ni-kwin) is used to treat a certain
kind of worm infection (blood fluke), also known as snail fever, Manson's
, or bilharziasis (bil-har-ZYE-a-siss)
. It will not work for other kinds of worm
infections (for example, pinworms or roundworms).
Oxamniquine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following
Some commonly used brand names are:
May be available in other countries.
*† Not commercially available in the U.S. and Canada.