Class: Anthelmintics (Anti-infectives)
Mechanism of Action:
Molecular Formulae: C13H8CL2N2O4 = 327.1
Precautions: Hypersensitivity. avoid in 3rd trimester.
Indications/Uses: Tapeworm infections; 2g (chewed) after light b/fast, followed by a laxative 2 hrs later to expel dead worms.
Side Effects: Gastro-intestinal disturbances.rarely dizziness. skin rash. drowsiness .perianal itching. unpleasant taste.