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Flashcards in Antiprotozoan and Antihelminthic Agents Deck (21):
1

Chemoprophylaxis for malaria?

Chloroquine

2

Tx of Plasmodium falciparum and erythrocytic form of P. vivax and P. ovale?

Chloroquine

3

Tx of drug-resistant P. falciparum?

Quinine and mefloquine

4

Tx for Babesia microti?

Quinine

5

Tx for hepatic forms of P. vivax and P. ovale?

Primaquine

6

Prophylaxis for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia?

Pentamidine

7

Tx for T. cruzi infection?

Nifurtimox

8

Tx for early T. brucei infection?

Suramin

9

Tx for late T. brucei infection?

Melarsoprol

10

Tx of leishmaniasis?

Sodium stibogluconate

11

Tx for river blindness (Onchocerciasis)?

Ivermectin

12

Tx for whipworm, hookworm, roundworm, pinworm?

-bendazole

13

Tx for hookworm, roundworm, and pinworm when -bendazoles do not work?

Pyrantel pamoate

14

Tx for schistosomiasis, neurocysticercosis, hydatid dz, and tapeworms?

Praziquantel

15

Inhibits heme metabolism?

Chloroquine

16

Causes GI upset, pruritis, visual changes, and ECG changes?

Chloroquine

17

Causes hemolytic anemia in G6PD deficient pts?

Primaquine

18

Activates GABA receptors leading to worm paralysis and death?

Ivermectin

19

Inhibits microtubules synthesis and function?

-bendazole

20

Activates parasitic nicotinic receptors, causing worm paralysis?

Pyrantel pamoate

21

Increases cell Ca uptake, causing parasite contraction and paralysis?

Praziquantel