Anyone used a dewormer?

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Info on medicine for marine fish in the UK seems to be hard to come across.  When looking for a wormer, I keep coming across Praziquantel, which is recommended by wet web media/Bob Fenner, but I don't seem to be able to find it in the UK.  Does anyone have any recommendations for something similar I can get in the UK?

I know there are different types of worms, and different active ingredients required for different ones:
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...really depends on what type of worms you are targeting. Of the big three, nematodes, cestodes and trematodes - all required different chemotherapeutic approaches. 
...Praziquantel is chiefly indicated for cestodes (aka tapeworms), but also affects many trematodes. Levamisole is chiefly indicated for nematodes (aka roundworms). Metronidzole is chiefly indicated for protozoans (mainly affecting the gut).

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Sera Tremazol.