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Glossary of antiparasitic pharmacology 4-17-06

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Clinical uses of Ivermectin.
Onchocerciasis "rIVER blindness treated with IVERmectin".
Clinical uses of Mebendazole / thiabendazole.
Nematode/roundworm (e.g., pinworm, whipworm) infections.
Clinical uses of Pyrantel pamoate.
Giant roundworm (Ascaris), hookworm (Necator/Ancylostoma), pinworm (Enterobius).
Clinical uses of Praziquantel.
Trematode/fluke (e.g., schistosomes, Paragonimus, Clonorchis) and cysticercosis.
Clinical uss of Niclosamide
Cestode/tapeworm (e.g., Diphyllobothrium latum, Taenia species) infections except cysticercosis.
Clinical uses of Pentavalent antimony.
Leishmaniasis.
Clinical uses of Chloroquine, quinine, mefloquine, atovaquone, proguanil.
Malaria.
Clinical uses of Primaquine.
Latent hypnozoite (liver) forms of malaria (Plasmodium vivax, P.ovale).
Clinical uses of Metronidazole.
Giardiasis, amebic dysentery (Entamoeba histolytica), bacterial vaginitis (Gardnerella vaginalis), Trichomonas.
Clinical uses of Pentamidine.
Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia prophylaxis.
Clinical uses of Nifurtimox.
Chagas' disease, American trypanosomiasis (Trypanosoma cruzi).
Clinical uses of Suramin.
African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness).

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