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Diethylcarbamazine is used in the treatment of certain worm infections. This medicine works by killing the worms. It is used to treat:
Eosinophilic lung (tropical pulmonary eosinophilia; tropical eosinophilia);
River blindness (onchocerciasis).
It will not work for other kinds of worm infections (for example, pinworms or tapeworms).
Diethylcarbamazine is available only with your doctor's prescription, and only from the manufacturer.