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Antiparasitic agents

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Antiparasitic agents

Anthelmintics | Antiprotozoal agent

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Antiparasitics are a class of medications which are indicated for the treatment of infection by parasites such as nematodess, cestodes, trematodes, infectious protozoa, and amoebas.

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Antinematodes

  • Mebendazole (for most nematode infections)
    Pyrantel pamoate (for most nematode infections)
    Thiabendazole (for roundworm infections)
    Diethycarbazine (for treatment of Lymphatic filariasis)

Anticestodes

  • Niclosamide (for tapeworm infections)
    Parziquantel (for tapeworm infections)

Antitrematodes

  • Parziquantel

Antiamoebics

  • Rifampin
    Amphotericin B

Antiprotozoals

  • Melarsoprol (for treatment of sleeping sickness caused by Trypanosoma brucei)

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