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Triclabendazole (Systemic)

Brand Names : Fasinex

Triclabendazole | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects | Additional Information

Proper Use of This Medicine

Triclabendazole is best taken after meals, especially with food containing fat , to help your body absorb the medicine better.

To help clear up your infection completely, take this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor for the full time of treatment . A second treatment with this medicine may be needed to clear up the infection completely. Do not miss any doses .

Dosing - The dose of triclabendazole will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label . The following information includes only the average doses of triclabendazole. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are taking triclabendazole .

  • For oral dosage form (tablets):
    • For sheep liver flukes and giant liver flukes:
      • Adults - Dose is based on body weight and will be determined by your doctor. It is taken as a single dose and may need to be repeated after two weeks.
      • Children - Dose must be determined by your doctor.

Missed dose - If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.

Storage - To store this medicine:

  • Keep out of the reach of children.
  • Store away from heat and direct light.
  • Do not store in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other damp places. Heat or moisture may cause the medicine to break down.
  • Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed. Be sure that any discarded medicine is out of the reach of children.

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