> The drug Atabrine (Quinacrine)may be used in the treatment of
> Tapeworm infections and collecting intact samples.But according to Prof. there is 1/8 chances that patients
> failed to respond to treatment-induced diarrhea even when the dose is
> increased to 60g.
> Can anyone give me a clue on how to induce diarrhea on the above
You can give these patients 15g to 25g of magnesium sulphate diluted in
a glass of water (for patients from 40kgs up to 85kgs. Moreover, 60g of
Quinacrine is close to the toxic dose, no ?
Jean-François Magnaval, M.D., Dr.Sc.
31059 Toulouse France
Phone 33 61 77 20 12
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