The inclusion criteria were not pregnant patients, non-medicated with any of antihelminthic
drugs, non-medicated with any of antibiotic, phenytoin, carbamazepine, no complication of gastrointestinal symptoms, no hepatitis or liver diseases.
They also might prevent or alleviate paradoxical worsening after initiation of antihelminthic
Albendazole is a potent antihelminthic
drug widely used for the control of human as well as animal helminthes.
and electromyographic studies of methanolic extracts of Tephrosia vogelii.
In contrast, hookworm infection is diagnosed by demonstrating ova in stool, which are routinely excreted, or the adult male and female worms which can be recovered after antihelminthic
drugs for treating worms in children: effects on growth and cognitive performance.
The patient's condition improved after antihelminthic
therapy with albendazole and antibiotics was initiated.
Levamisole, an antihelminthic
agent, although no longer available in the US, has been used alone or in combination when patients are dependent on high-dose steroids or alkylating agents and fail to maintain remission.
It is used as a bitter tonic, antiperiodic, expectorant, antibilious, astringent, stomachic, antihelminthic
, blood purifier and carminative (Kirtikar, & Basu, 1935).
In fact, extracts of marine algae that contained domoic acid and a related congener, kainic acid, had been used as an antihelminthic
for children in Japan (Baslow 1969).
Specific IMCI interventions include insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) to prevent malaria; complementary feeding; (54) vaccinations; micronutrient supplementation; case management of acute respiratory infections, diarrhea, measles, malaria, and malnutrition; treatment with iron; and antihelminthic
Seventy-three percent of the women received antihelminthic
therapy, 33% received steroids, and 40% were placed on antiepileptic medications.
Abstract: Management of neurocysticercosis (NCC) is mostly by means of prevention and antihelminthic
2] Treatment with an antihelminthic
agent is usually effective in mild cases, and prognosis is excellent.
As therapy the first prescriptions were the antibiotic Chloramphenicol, the antiepileptic Phenobarbital to suppress the child's spasms, Pyrantel, a highly effective antihelminthic
, draining of the ulcers, treatment of the scabies, and finally, physiotherapy.