What is Radanil (Benznidazol) used for?
Radanil (Benznidazol) is a type of antiparasitic medication used to treat Chagas disease, a parasitic infection which can be spread either by a certain type of insect, through a blood transfusion with contaminated blood or by ingestion of food infected with the parasite.
How should I use Radanil (Benznidazol)?
Radanil (Benznidazol) comes in the form of tablets, which should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. The dosage varies for each patient, depending on the patient's age and health, as well as the severity of the condition being treated. Your physician will determine the correct dosage required to treat your condition. Follow his or her instructions.
What are the side effects of Radanil (Benznidazol)?
Side effects which may occur as a result of taking Radanil (Benznidazol) include:
If any side effects occur while taking this medication, you should immediately consult your physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Radanil (Benznidazol). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.