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As a standard part of Giardia treatment, patients are advised to increase their fluid intake and to take medicines that can help relieve symptoms and treat the infection. These various forms of Giardia medication cure 80 percent of giardiasis cases.
Although there are no specific cures for Giardia infections, the standard treatment procedure of taking medicines has proven very effective in curing giardiasis. If symptoms don't improve after taking medicines, however, the doctor may recommend longer treatment or switching to another drug that will increase the chances for a cure.
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