About Distoside: Distoside (Praziquantel) 600mg is an anthelmintic which is used to treat parasitic worm infections. It is also used in the treatment of liver fluke infections, lung fluke infections, tapeworms, round worms and flat worms. 4 well-packed tablets each with 600 mg of Praziquantel, a strong component in fighting parasitic infections. This specific drug is very effective when eradicating water-borne infections. It works by stirring the cell membrane of the parasitic infection and affects the permeability of the membrane. This, in turn, activates a chemical reaction that disintegrates the parasitic infection. This treatment is followed by a slow return of normal conditions.
How to use Distoside
Distoside is administered orally taken with a glass of water. The drug should not be crushed, chewed or broken to administer as this may affect the absorption of the drug into the body. Patients should take the drug after meals to avoid unwanted conditions and side effects. Each tablet has three partitions, patients should consult a doctor on how to take the tablets in order to avoid overdosing incidences.
Distoside 600 (Praziquantel) comes in the form of tablets and should be drank whole with a glass of water. Medical physicians insist on patients following the doctor’s instructions and prescription appropriately. This will ensure that patients recover fully as expected on taking the drug. Different infections will require different doses of Distoside 600mg hence the essence of visiting a doctor first before administering the drug. In case of an overdose, the patient should contact a doctor immediately to prevent any further damage. Patients are advised to complete the prescribed dosage to avoid resistance from the parasitic worms.
Distoside Side Effects
Using Distoside 600 mg (Praziquantel) might cause some side effects on some occasions. These side effects include the following; headaches, stomach pain that may lead to vomiting, dizziness, fever, joint muscles aching. Patients are advised to see a doctor if any of these side effects occur in severity. Likewise, patients should contact a doctor immediately if they experience any other mild side effects like bleeding and excessive pains.
Patients should contact a doctor immediately if they get an allergic reaction from using the drug. Symptoms of an allergic reaction involve, swelling, hives, chest tightness accompanied by difficulty in breathing. Breast-feeding and pregnant women are advised to consult a doctor first before using Distoside 600 (Praziquantel) to determine whether or not it is safe to use in that condition. Other medication, supplements, and herbal medicine may also affect the functioning of the drug in the body. Individuals should inform the doctor of these conditions before administering the drug to discourage unwanted side effects.
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