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What inhibits microtubule synthesis in nematodes?
Benzimidazoles
What is the drug of choice for intestinal nematode?
Mebendazole
What is effective for treating cysticercosis and hydatid disease?
Albendazole
What neuromuscular blocking agent is used to treat pinworms and roundworms?
Pyrantel pamoate (PinRid)
What drug paralyzes the parasite is used to treat filiarial parasite infections?
Diethylcarbamazine citrate
What GABA agonist is used to treat onchocerciasis and strongyloidiasis?
Ivermectins
What is the drug of choice to treat cestodes and trematodes?
Praziquantel
Praziquantel works by increasing membrane permibility to what ion?
calcium
What drug is used to treat intestinal protozoa?
Metronidazole
What is the drug of choice for treating and preventing malaria?
Chloroquine
What is the first drug of choice for treating and preventing malaria in chloroquine-resistant areas of the world?
Mefloquine
What is the second drug of choice for treating and preventing malaria in chloroquine-resistant areas of the world?
Atovaquone and Proguanil hydrochloride
What common antibiotic is also one of the 3 recommended drugs for treating and preventing malaria?
Doxycycline
What drug is used to kill malaria tissue schizont and gametocyte?
Primaquine
What is the drug of choice for treating leishmaniasis
Stibogluconate sodium