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Flashcards in Drugs for Amebiasis Deck (12):
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Tissue Amebicides

Chloroquine, emetines, metronidazole, tinidazole

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Luminal Amebicides

diloxanide furoate, iodoquinol, paromomycin

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DOC for Asymptomatic, intestinal infection; Asymptomatic cyst of E. histolytica

Dilaxonide furoate

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DOC for Mild to moderate intestinal infection

Metronidazole + luminal agent

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DOC for Severe intestinal infection

Metronidazole or Tinidazole + Luminal agent

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DOC for hepatic abscess & other extraintestinal disease

Metronidazole or tinidazole + luminal agent

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DOC for Cryptosporidiosis

Nitazoxanide

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DOC for prophylaxis & treatment of pneumocystotsis

Co-Trimoxazole

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DOC for prophylaxis & treatment of toxoplasmosis

Pyrimethamine- sulfadiazine

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DOC Trypanosomiasis

West african w/ CNS involvement - Eflornithine
East aftrican w/ CNS involvement - Melarsoprol

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DOC for Chagas disease

Nifurtimox - inhibits trypanothione reductase

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DOC for Leishmaniasis (except for India)

Sodium Stibogluconate