Without a Prescription
Pyrantel is prescribed to patients who have Taenia solium or Echinococcus granulosus.
Pyrantel is prescribed to treat tapeworm infection (hydatid disease).
Pyrantel is prescribed to treat other parasite infections.
Pyrantel is prescribed for other purposes besides the ones that have been mentioned here.
The most common Pyrantel side effects that have affected most patients are:
- Seizures or unusual bleeding;
- Sore throat;
- Stomach pain;
The next adverse events are very rare:
- Sometimes even acute renal failure;
- Allergic reactions;
Pyrantel may cause:
- Temporary Hair Loss;
If these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly.
Very unlikely, but report promptly:
- Change In Amount Of Urine;
- Dark Urine;
- Easy Bruising;
- Mental/Mood Changes;
- Persistent Sore Throat Or Fever;
- Severe Headache;
- Stomach Pain;
- Very Stiff Neck;
- Vision Problems;
- Yellowing Eyes Or Skin;
In the unlikely event you have a serious allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction to this drug include:
- Severe Dizziness;
- Trouble Breathing;
Avoid taking these drugs during your Pyrantel treatment: