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Agents that act systemically to kill adult schistosomes.
Drug Drug Description Oxamniquine For treatment of Schistosomiasis caused by Schistosoma mansoni Lucanthone Intended for use as a radiation sensitizer in the treatment of brain cancer. 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. 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... 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. 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.
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