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How can I get rid of tape worm infestation ?

My name is Aby Abraham aged 25 yrs young boy..I am suffering from tapeworm infestation problem..Prescribe a good medicine for tapeworm infestation.. Is there any complete cure for this tapeworm.. I have been infected since 2007.. Two doses of praziquantel. taken.. This time when i checked my stool i found tineasolium(tapeworm eggs). Suggest some good medicine for this cureness... Please respond to these doctors..
Tue, 10 Jan 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Try Niclosamide--tablets--2 tablets on empty stomach in morning--chew the tablets--take two more after one hour and follow with a saline purge an hour later--this is compulsory since you are sufferring from taenia solium---repeat the treatment two weeks later
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Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Geeta Sundar's  Response
If there is non eradication after two weeks of taking Niclosamide--take Albendazole --one tablet a day for a week
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Dr. vilas sarje's  Response
Recurrent tape worm infection occurs due to unhygenic condition. Always wash u r hands properly before meals & after toilet. Use boil water for drinking purpose.There is complete cure of this worm infestation. u take albendazole 400 mg tab 1 od for 6 days.
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