- Antiplatyhelmintic Agents
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Agents used to treat cestode, trematode, or other flatworm infestations in man or animals.
Drug Drug Description Albendazole A benzimidazole anthelmintic used to treat parenchymal neurocysticercosis and other helminth infections. Oxamniquine For treatment of Schistosomiasis caused by Schistosoma mansoni Quinacrine For the treatment of giardiasis and cutaneous leishmaniasis and the management of malignant effusions. Bithionol Bithionol, formerly marketed as an active ingredient in various topical drug products, was shown to be a potent photosensitizer with the potential to cause serious skin disorders. Approvals of the... Lucanthone Intended for use as a radiation sensitizer in the treatment of brain cancer. Niclosamide An anthelmintic indicated in the treatment of beef, pork, fish, and dwarf tapeworm infections in adults and children. Clorsulon Not Annotated Dichlorophen Dichlorophen is an antimicrobial agent shown to exert activity against cestodes, protozoa, fungi, and bacteria. It is often combined with toluene to remove parasites including ascarids, tapeworm, and hookworm from... Oltipraz Oltipraz has been used in trials studying the treatment and prevention of Lung Cancer, Liver Fibrosis, Liver Cirrhosis, and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Niridazole Not Annotated Artemotil Artemotil, also known as β-arteether, is a semi-synthetic derivative of artemisinin and a fast acting blood schizonticide specifically indicated for the treatment of chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria and cerebral malaria... Albendazole oxide Not Annotated Hycanthone Potentially toxic, but effective antischistosomal agent, it is a metabolite of LUCANTHONE. Hycanthone was approved by the FDA in 1975 but is no longer used. Artesunate Artesunate is an artemesinin derivative indicated for the initial treatment of severe malaria. Triclabendazole An anthelmintic drug used to treat fascioliasis. Antimony potassium tartrate Antimony potassium tartrate is a schistosomicide possibly useful against other parasites. It has irritant emetic properties and may cause lethal cardiac toxicity among other adverse effects. Sodium stibogluconate For the treatment of various types of a protozoal infection called leishmaniasis, which may result from sandfly bites in tropical and temperate parts of the world. Also investigated for use/treatment... Chloroxylenol An antimicrobial used to treat cuts, bites, stings, abrasions, and used as an antiseptic hand cleaner.
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