antihelminthic


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ant·hel·min·tic

(ant'hel-min'tik, an-thel-),
1. An agent that destroys or expels intestinal worms. Synonym(s): anthelminthic, antihelminthic, helminthagogue, helminthic (2) , helmintic (2) , vermifuge
2. Having the power to destroy or expel intestinal worms. Synonym(s): vermifugal
[anti- + G. helmins, worm]

antihelminthic

ANTHELMINTIC.

antihelminthic

(of a drug) removing parasitic worms when administered to the host.
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maxima (caxinguba in portuguese) are taken without any therapeutic proof as antihelminthics by traditional Amazon peoples.
The side effect of antihelminthic medicines may cause stomachache, diarrhea, and irritable colon.
2,5,6 It is a synthetic, macrolide antihelminthic being used in various parasitic disorders like onchocerciasis and filariasis.
Commencement of antihelminthic medications should not be delayed.
The intervention group received 150mg oral levamisole (an antihelminthic drug with immunomodulatory properties) while the control group took a placebo tablet on two consecutive days weekly.
In Ayurvedic medicine, the traditional medicine of India, Aloe has multiple uses inclusive of laxative, antihelminthic, hemorrhoid remedy, and uterine stimulant.
No randomized trials of antihelminthic therapy have been conducted for neurognathostomiasis.
All children and their caregiver were provided with an antihelminthic medication before the beginning of the intervention.
Chlorodiketones [9] are found to posses' antihelminthic and antifungal activities.
Antibiotic and antihelminthic additives were included in mineral and other feed supplements beginning in the early 1960s and 1970s, respectively (Hanson 1963).
Also, it is used as an antispasmodic, antihelminthic, carminative, antidiabetic, diuretic and antihypertensive [3].
Antihelminthic agents like mebendazole and albendazole can be a treatment option pre-or post-operatively for hydatidosis to reduce operative intracystic pressure and prevent further hydatid seeding, but should not be the primary choice when hydatid cysts are disseminated, recurrent or if surgery is contraindicated.