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Oxamniquine (Systemic)

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

  • Anthelmintic, systemic

Oxamniquine (ox-AM-ni-kwin) is used to treat a certain kind of worm infection (blood fluke), also known as snail fever, Manson's schistosomiasis (shis-toe-soe-MYE-a-siss) , 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 dosage form:

  • Capsules

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

  • May be available in other countries.
  • *† Not commercially available in the U.S. and Canada.


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    Oxamniquine: Before Using

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