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1

What are the antihelminthics?

Mebendazole, pyrantel pamoate, ivermectin, diethylcarbamazine, praziquantel

2

What is the mech of antihelminthics?

immobilize helminths

3

What antihelminthic should be used for flukes (trematodes) such as Schistosoma?

praziquantel

4

What is the treatment for Loa Loa (loiasis) and Wucheeria bancrofti (lymphatic filariasis)?

Diethylcarbamazine

5

What is he indication of Ivermectin?

Strongyloides stercoralis (strongyloidiasis) and Onchocerca volvulus (onchocerciasis)

6

What is the indication of praziquantal?

shistosoma (shistosomiasis) , clonorchis sinesnsis (clonorchiasis) and paragonimus westermani (paragonimiasis)