noun[mass noun] Medicine
A synthetic anthelmintic drug used in the treatment of schistosomiasis and other infestations of humans and animals with parasitic trematodes or cestodes.
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- The drug of choice for treatment is praziquantel, but other drugs, such as oxamniquine and metrifonate, are also effective.
- He was treated with praziquantel and prednisolone and made a complete recovery.
- Mebendazole, albendazole and some others like praziquantel are promising and effective antihelminthic drugs.
More definitions of praziquantelDefinition of praziquantel in:
- The US English dictionary