List of drugs used to treat schistosomiasis

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A schistosomicide is a drug used to combat schistosomiasis.[1]

Examples listed in MeSH include:[2]

Another example is praziquantel.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schistosomicides at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
  2. ^ MeSH list of agents 82012556
  3. ^ McMahon JE, Kolstrup N (December 1979). "Praziquantel: a new schistosomicide against Schistosoma haematobium". Br Med J 2 (6202): 1396–8. doi:10.1136/bmj.2.6202.1396. PMC 1597073. PMID 519476. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Abdul-Ghani R, Loutfy N, el-Sahn A, Hassan A.Current chemotherapy arsenal for schistosomiasis mansoni: alternatives and challenges. Parasitol Res. 2009 Apr;104(5):955-65. Epub 2009 Mar 3. Review.