Antiparasitic Products, Insecticides and Repellents
- Antiparasitic Products, Insecticides and Repellents
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Drug Drug Description Pyrimethamine An antiparasitic drug used in the prevention and treatment of toxoplasmosis and malaria. Nitrofural A topical antibacterial for the prevention and treatment of bacterial infections of the skin. Mefloquine An antimalarial agent used in the prophylaxis and treatment of malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax. Lindane An ectoparasiticide and ovicide used in the treatment of Pediculosis humanis capitis (head lice) and Phthirus pubis (crab lice). Quinine An alkaloid used to treat uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Nitazoxanide A thiazolide anti-infective used to treat infections by protozoa, helminths, anaerobic bacteria, microaerophilic bacteria, and viruses. Albendazole A benzimidazole anthelmintic used to treat parenchymal neurocysticercosis and other helminth infections. Piperazine A medication used to treat roundworm and pinworm. Chloroquine An antimalarial drug used to treat susceptible infections with P. vivax, P. malariae, P. ovale, and P. falciparum. It is also used for second line treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. Amodiaquine An antimalarial drug. Mebendazole A benzimidazole anthelmintic used to treat helminth infections. Benzyl benzoate A topical treatment for scabies and lice. Diethylcarbamazine An anthelmintic used to treat filarial infections like Wuchereria bancrofti and Loa loa. Thiabendazole A benzimidazole used in the treatment of strongyloides, cutaneous larva migrans, visceral larva migrans, and trichinosis infections. Pentamidine An antifungal agent used to treat Pneumocystis pneumonia in patients infected with HIV. Malathion A parasympathomimetic organophosphate used to treat head lice. Disulfiram A carbamate derivative used to treat alcohol addiction. Levamisole Levamisole is a nicotinic receptor agonist used to treat helminth infections and some skin infections. Praziquantel An anthelmintic medication used to treat a number of parasitic worm infections such as schistosomiasis. Primaquine An antimalarial indicated to prevent relapse of vivax malaria. Oxamniquine For treatment of Schistosomiasis caused by Schistosoma mansoni Quinacrine For the treatment of giardiasis and cutaneous leishmaniasis and the management of malignant effusions. Atovaquone An antimicrobial indicated for the prevention and treatment of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PCP) and for the prevention and treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Proguanil A medication indicated for prophylaxis and treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Trimetrexate A folate antagonist used for the treatment of moderate-to-severe Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in immunocompromised patients as an alternative therapy in combination with leucovorin. Halofantrine An antimalarial used for the treatment of severe malaria. Hydroxychloroquine An antimalarial medication used to treat uncomplicated cases of malaria and for chemoprophylaxis in specific regions. Also a disease modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD) indicated for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus. Fumagillin Not Available Suramin For treatment of human sleeping sickness, onchocerciasis and other diseases caused by trypanosomes and worms. 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... Permethrin An insecticide used to prevent infestation with Sarcoptes scabiei (scabies). 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... Eflornithine A medication used topically to reduce unwanted facial hair growth in women. The postulated mechanism of action is through irreversible inhibition of ornithine decarboxylase (ODC) in the skin. Artemether An antimalarial agent used in combination with lumefantrine for the treatment of acute uncomplicated malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum. Lumefantrine An antimalarial agent used in combination with artemether for the treatment of acute uncomplicated malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum. Benzyl alcohol An antiparasitic agent used for the topical treatment of head lice infestation in patients 6 months of age and older. Niclosamide An anthelmintic indicated in the treatment of beef, pork, fish, and dwarf tapeworm infections in adults and children. Pyrvinium An anthelmintic agent used for the treatment of pinworm infestations. Diloxanide Diloxanide is used alone as a primary agent in the treatment of asymptomatic (cyst passers) intestinal amebiasis caused by Entamoeba histolytica. Diloxanide may also be used concurrently, or sequentially, with... Arsthinol Antiprotozoal agent effective against amoebiasis and yaws. Flubendazole Flubendazole is an anthelmintic that is used to treat worm infection in humans. It is available OTC in Europe. Artesunate Artesunate is an artemesinin derivative indicated for the initial treatment of severe malaria. Pyrantel An anthelmintic used to treat helminth infections. Diethyltoluamide An insect repellant, also known as DEET. 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... Fenbendazole Fenbendazole is a benzimidazole that presents a wide spectrum anthelmintic effect. It is used against a number of gastrointestinal parasites including giardia, roundworms, hookworms, whipworms, the Taenia genus of tapeworms,... Metrifonate Metrifonate or trichlorfon is an irreversible organophosphate acetylcholinesterase inhibitor. It is a prodrug which is activated non-enzymatically into 2,2-dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate. Artenimol For the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum infection in adults, children, and infants aged 6 months and up weighing over 5 kg [FDA Label]. Used in combination with DB13941. Nifurtimox An antiparasitic drug used for the treatment of Chagas disease (Trypanosoma cruzi infection). Benznidazole A trypanocidal agent used to treat Chagas disease. Nimorazole Nimorazole has been used in trials studying the treatment of Hypoxia, Radiotherapy, Hypoxic Modification, Gene Profile, Gene Signature, and Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma, among others. Triclabendazole An anthelmintic drug used to treat fascioliasis. Melarsoprol Melarsoprol is under investigation in clinical trial NCT00330148 (Randomized Clinical Trial of Three Drug Combinations for Late-Stage Gambiense Human African Trypanosomiasis). Pyronaridine A benzonaphthyridine derivative indicated in the treatment of acute malaria caused by P. falciparum or P. vivax in area with low rates of infection and low resistance to artemisinin. Artemisinin A medication indicated in the treatment of malaria. Dimethyl carbate Dimethyl carbate is used as an insect repellant. Teclozan An antiprotozoal agent indicated in the treatment of intestinal amebiasis. Tilbroquinol Tilbroquinol was approved in France, Morocco, and Saudi Arabia but it has been withdrawn in France and Saudi Arabia markets mainly due to its hepatotoxicity risk outweighing the drug benefit... Stibophen Stibophen is used in the treatment of schistosomiasis, a disease of parasitic flatworms. Thiram Thiram may be used in dermatology as a scabicide . Thiram is mainly used as a fungicide for plants and treatment for seeds, however, this use is being investigated for... Etofamide Etofamide is used as an antiamoebic agent. Etofamide, under the brand name Kitnos, was marketed in Brazil by Pfizer but has been discontinued . Quassia Not Annotated Propenidazole Not Annotated Dibutylsuccinate Not Annotated Dimethylphthalate Not Annotated Mesulfen Not Annotated Chiniofon Not Annotated Emetine Not Annotated Clofenotane Not Annotated Bephenium Not Annotated Ciclobendazole Not Annotated Phanquinone Not Annotated Clefamide Not Annotated Desaspidin Not Annotated Difetarsone Not Annotated Deltamethrin Not Annotated Tenonitrozole Not Annotated Niridazole Not Annotated Oxantel An antihelminthic indicated in the treatment of ascaris, trichocephaliasis, and oxyuriasis infections. Dixanthogen Not Annotated Dibutylphthalate Not Annotated Phenothrin A pyrethroid indicated in the treatment of head lice. Cypermethrin A medication used to treat parasitic skin diseases. Meglumine antimoniate Not Annotated Bioallethrin Bioallethrin was used for lice and scabies infestation. Other pyrethroids are now used in place of bioallethrin. Tetramethrin Not Annotated Etohexadiol Not Annotated Cyfluthrin 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... Piperaquine For the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum infection in adults, children, and infants aged 6 months and up weighing over 5 kg [FDA Label]. Used in combination with DB11638. Ivermectin An anti parasite medication used to treat head lice, onchocerciasis, strongyloidiasis, ascariasis, trichuriasis, and enterobiasis. Tinidazole A nitroimidazole used to treat trichomoniasis, giardiasis, amebiasis, and bacterial vaginosis. Metronidazole A nitroimidazole used to treat trichomoniasis, amebiasis, inflammatory lesions of rosacea, and bacterial infections, as well as prevent postoperative infections. Clioquinol An antifungal cream used to treat a variety of fungal infections. Secnidazole A nitroimidazole antibiotic used to treat bacterial vaginosis. Ornidazole A nitroimidazole agent indicated in the treatment of infections such as trichomoniasis, amebiasis, and giardiasis. Acetarsol An anti infective used to treat a wide variety of infections in the body. Chlorquinaldol Chlorquinaldol was used historically as a topical antiseptic agent for skin infections. It maintains use in European countries as a combination vaginal tablet with promestriene for use in the treatment... Azanidazole Not Annotated Broxyquinoline Not Annotated Fexinidazole An orally bioavailable 2-substituted 5-nitroimidazole used to treat early- and late-stage human African trypanosomiasis caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense. Dehydroemetine Not Annotated Cycloguanil Cycloguanil is the active metabolite of proguanil. Tafenoquine An antiparasitic agent used for the treatment and prevention of relapse of Vivax malaria. Miltefosine An antileishmanial agent used to treat leishmaniasis, a group of disease caused by parasites of the Leishmania type. Moxidectin Moxidectin is indicated for the treatment of river blindness, also called onchocerciasis, in patients aged 12 years and older. River blindness is caused by a parasitic worm Onchocerca volvulus and... Dimethicone An ingredient used to treat dry and irritated eyes.
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