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Anthelmintic Drugs

Helminths are generally classified into three major groups; Nematode such as entrobiasis and ascariasis can be treated by mebendazole a paryntal pamoate. Trematode such as schistosomiasis which is treated by praziquantal. Cestode which cause hydatid disea

Giardiasis

Giardiasis is protozoal infection that affect mainly the GIT tract. Infection starts by ingestion of Giardia lamblia cysts in infected food and drinks. Treatment of giardiasis include metronidazole or tinidazole. Alternative drugs include albendazole or f

Mebendazole And Albendazole

Mebendazole and albendazole are anthelminthic drugs. Their mechanisms of actions include interfering with microtubule synthesis and inhibiting glucose uptake by helminthic cells