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What is the best medication for treating worms in the stool?

Hello, I recently discovered worms in my stool.went to walk in clinic with a sample but because I had no insurance they did not send it lab. Was prescribed one time dose of 600 mg praziquantel but still am seeing evidence of parasite. What do I Do now?
Tue, 10 Sep 2019
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Hi,

In the case of hookworms, doctors prescribe anthelmintic drugs, such as Mebendazole or Albendazole. Triclabendazole may help treat flukes, while pin worm infections often respond well to both over-the-counter and prescription drugs.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

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Dr. Ajeet Singh, General & Family Physician
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