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1

Antihelminthic contraindicated in pregnancy but is the DOC for whipworm infections (Trichuris)?

Mebendazole

2

Antihelminthic, larvicidal and ovicidal, inhibit microtubule assembly DOC for hydatid disease (echinococcus)?

Albendazole
Similar MOA to Griseofulvin

3

Antihelminthic DOC for Filariasis (brugia and wuchereria)?

Diethylcarbamazine

4

Antihelminthic that intensify GABA transmission to immobilize parasites, used for Onchocerciasis (river blindness by Onchocerca volvulus)?

Ivermectin

5

Ivermectin AE?

Mazzotti reaction

6

Antihelminthic DOC for hookworm (Ancylostoma) and roundworm infections? Also DOC for Enterobius

Pyrantel Pamoate (Combantrin)

7

DOC for trichinosis (pork tapeworm Trichinella spiralis) infection?

Thiabendazole

8

DOC for trematodes (Schistosoma, Paragonimus, Clonorchis, Opistorchis)?

Praziquantel