Anthelmintic medications are drugs that are used to treat parasitic infections, such as those caused by roundworms and tapeworms. These medications work by killing the parasites or by causing them to be expelled from the body. Some of the more common side effects of anthelmintic drugs include stomach pain, diarrhea, and nausea. In rare cases, these drugs can cause allergic reactions. Common anthelmintic drugs include albendazole, praziquantel, and mebendazole.
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