Brand Names : Fasinex
Proper Use of This Medicine
is best taken after meals, especially with food containing
, 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
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
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Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.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.