Drug of choice: Praziquantel
For cysticercosis: Albendazole with steroids to
Treatment of cysticercosis must be monitored carefully
for inflammation reactions to the dying cysticerci, especially if they
are present in the brain.
Cysticerci in some parts of the body may be surgically
Also, care must be taken during treatment for adults
so that vomiting is not induced which may cause reverse peristalsis.