Patient Ratings for Niclosamide

How was your experience with Niclosamide?

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What are you taking Niclosamide for?

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  • Other
  • Helminthiasis

How long have you been taking it?

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  • Less than a week
  • A couple weeks
  • A month or so
  • A few months
  • A year or so
  • Two years or more

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Uses of Niclosamide


Niclosamide is used in the treatment of:

  • Helminthiasis

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Niclosamide Brand Names

Niclosamide may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Niclosamide Drug Class

Niclosamide is part of the drug class:

Niclosamide Interactions

This is not a complete list of Niclosamidedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Niclosamide and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Niclosamide falls into category B:

There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Niclosamide. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.


In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Niclosamide, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.

Niclosamide Dosage

Take niclosamide exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Niclosamide dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Niclosamide is available in the following doses:

  • Niclosamide 500 Mg Oral Tablet, Chewable

Forms of Medication

Niclosamide is available in the following forms:

  • Oral Tablet