Praziquantel, sold under the brandname Biltricide among others, is a medication used to treat a number of types of parasitic worm infections. Specifically it is used for schistosomiasis, clonorchiasis, opisthorchiasis, tapeworm infections, cysticercosis, hydatid disease, and other fluke infections.
Praziquantel is on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines, the most effective and safe medicines needed in a health system for human, animal and aquaculture.
Standard: USP, EP, BP, JP
Registration: CEP, VMF