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]


  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 1597073Freely accessible. PMID 519476. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Abdul-Ghani, R; Loutfy, N; Sahn, A; Hassan, A (Apr 2009). "Current chemotherapy arsenal for schistosomiasis mansoni: alternatives and challenges". Parasitol Res. 104 (5): 955–65. doi:10.1007/s00436-009-1371-7. 

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