Product Name: Praziquantel
CAS No: 55268-74-1
Trade Name: Biltricide
Synonyms: Cesol; Azinox; droncit; WarMnil; pyquiton; Prazinon; embay8440; Distocide; Cysticide
MF: C19H24N2O2
MW: 312.41
Appearance: White crystalline powder


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