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Helminth Infections

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MebendazoleTreats most nematodes (roundworms), pinworms and hookworms. MOA: depolymerizes worm microtubules, poor absorbed from GI tract therefore is well tolerated for short term
AlbendazoleAlternative to mebendazole, MOA same
Broad spectrum anti-helminthic, inhibits acetylcholinesterasePyrantel Pamoate
Treats Strongyloides Stercoralis.Ivermectin
tape worms (taenia), latum, shistosoma, Clonorchis sinensis MOA: increases the permeability of the tegument causes increase permeability that results in calcium influx causes paralysisPraziquantal
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