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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Several drugs have been used in the treatment of Schistosoma infection, and notable among them are oxamniquine, metrifonate, artemisinin derivatives, and praziquantel.
Oxamniquine or praziquantel cause death of the adult worm decreasing the inflammatory response being used in non CNS S.
mansoni (<400 ovos/grama de fezes) tratados com oxamniquine na entrada do estudo e aos seis meses de seguimento.
Chemoprophylaxis of schistosomiasis using liposome encapsulated oxamniquine.
Efficacy of oxamniquine and praziquantel in treatment of Schistosoma mansoni infection: a controlled trial.
By this time oxamniquine and praziquantel were available for chemotherapy of human schistosomiasis mansoni, both of which had been evaluated in the Bilharzia Clinic.
Drug-resistant schistosomiasis: resistance to praziquantel and oxamniquine induced in Schistosoma mansoni in mice is drug specific.