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Posted by: EJC Wright | 2010/09/25

treatment of chronic bilharzia

repeated bouts of bilharzia for 18 years. How often can one take Praziquantel and how soon after a course can one start another course of Praziquantel? Metrifonate is unavailable here in South Africa.

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It will be best to consult an internal specialist, as Praziquantel has serious side effects that can start manifesting with repeated dosages. The internal specialist will do blood tests and an ultrasound of your kidneys to determine if there is any permanent damage or not.

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Dr Anrich Burger

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