oxamniquine


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oxamniquine

 [ok-sam´nĭ-kwin]
an anthelmintic agent effective against all stages of infection with Schistosoma mansoni.

oxamniquine

A drug used in the treatment of SCHISTOSOMIASIS. It is on the WHO official list.
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Coosemans, "Field trials of praziquantel and oxamniquine for the treatment of schistosomiasis mansoni in Burundi," Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol.
Several drugs have been used in the treatment of Schistosoma infection, and notable among them are oxamniquine, metrifonate, artemisinin derivatives, and praziquantel.
Several other drugs such as artemether (an antimalarial drug), oxamniquine, and metrifonate have been used but with limited success.
[72] have not found increased levels of IL-4 in patients with acute schistosomiasis after treatment with oxamniquine.
Wharton, "Temporal differences in praziquantel--and oxamniquine induced tegumental damage to adult Schistosoma mansoni: implications for drug-antibody synergy," Parasitology, vol.
Patients treated with complete surgical resection or biopsy and antihelmintic medication (Praziquantel or Oxamniquine) normally have a good outcome (2).
mansoni (<400 12/1993 ovos/grama de fezes) foram randomizados para receber tratamento (oxamniquine) ou placebo.
Chemoprophylaxis of schistosomiasis using liposome encapsulated oxamniquine. Abst.
By this time oxamniquine and praziquantel were available for chemotherapy of human schistosomiasis mansoni, both of which had been evaluated in the Bilharzia Clinic.
Tolerance of Kenyan Schistosoma mansoni to oxamniquine. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 1987;81:782-5.