Flashcards in Antihelminthic therapy Deck (6)
What are the antihelminthics?
Mebendazole, pyrantel pamoate, ivermectin, diethylcarbamazine, praziquantel
What is the mech of antihelminthics?
What antihelminthic should be used for flukes (trematodes) such as Schistosoma?
What is the treatment for Loa Loa (loiasis) and Wucheeria bancrofti (lymphatic filariasis)?
What is he indication of Ivermectin?
Strongyloides stercoralis (strongyloidiasis) and Onchocerca volvulus (onchocerciasis)