Pharmacology of Anthelmintics

  • H. Vanden Bossche
Part of the Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology book series (HEP, volume 77)

Abstract

As noted in the different chapters of this volume, most infections due to worms living in the gastrointestinal tract can now be cured by anthelmintics. In general these drugs can be divided into four classes: herbal preparations, inorganic and metallorganic compounds, “antibiotics,” and synthetic organic compounds.

Keywords

Schistosomiasis Schistosoma Carbendazim Adipate Naphthoate 

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