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Table 4 Frequency of symptoms before and 24 hrs after treatment for S. haematobium with a single dose of PZQ, Dulshatalo village, western Ethiopia

From: Efficacy of Praziquantel against Schistosoma haematobium in Dulshatalo village, western Ethiopia

Symptoms Pre-treatment 24 hrs post treatment
  Number Percentage (%) Number Percentage (%)
Haematuria 65 100 65 100
Straining 47 72.31 56 86.15
Abdominal pain 61 93.84 34 52.31
Vomitting 2 3.08 8 12.31
Nausea 54 83.07 9 13.85
Diarrhoea 0 0 11 16.92
Bloody stool 2 3.08 4 6.15
Fatigue 1 1.53 9 13.85
Headache 39 60 29 44.62
Dizziness 16 24.61 10 15.38
Drowsiness 0 0 8 12.31
Fever 0 0 19 29.23
Itching 0 0 26 40
Dysuria 0 0 23 35.38