Treatment

 

The first step is to make sure the diagnosis is correct. For more information, patients should consult their health care provider. Health care providers may consult with CDC staff about the diagnosis and treatment of fascioliasis.

The drug of choice is triclabendazole. In the United States, this drug is available through CDC, under a special protocol. The drug is given by mouth, usually in two doses. Most people respond well to the treatment.

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Page last reviewed: March 27, 2019