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This lecture presents detailed information on Antihelminthic Drugs. Section one is primarily focused on Antihelminthic Drugs for Nematodes. Firstly, an overview of Antihelminthic Drugs is provided. The educator then progresses forward to discuss Diethylcarbamazine Citrate. The Basic Pharmacology, Clinical Uses, and Adverse Reactions of this drug are brought to light. Moreover, the educator brings under consideration the Contraindications and Cautions of Diethylcarbamazine Citrate.
Ivermectin and Mebendazole
Section two elaborates on Ivermectin and Mebendazole. In the beginning, the educator comprehensively speaks about the drug Ivermectin. To provide further insight, the Pharmacokinetics, Clinical Use, and Adverse Effects of Ivermectin are highlighted. The educator then shifts the discussion towards the drug Mebendazole. The Basic Pharmacology of Mebendazole is elucidated along with its Clinical Use and Adverse Drug Reactions. At the end of this section, the Contraindications and Cautions of Mebendazole are demonstrated.
Pyrantel Pamoate and Thiabendazole
In section three, the educator speaks about Pyrantel Pamoate and Thiabendazole. Firstly, the drug Pyrantel Pamoate is brought to light. The educator puts forth the description of Basic Pharmacology, Clinical Use, Adverse Effects and Contraindications of Pyrantel Pamoate. Moving forward, an overview of the drug Thiabendazole is provided followed by an explanation of its Basic Pharmacology, Clinical Use, Adverse Drug Reactions, and Contraindications.
Section four is regarding Antihelminthic Drugs for Trematodes. A comprehensive overview of the drug Praziquantel is presented which is followed by an elucidation of its Pharmacokinetics and Clinical Use. Furthermore, a detailed demonstration of various diseases treated using the drug Praziquantel is provided. These diseases include Schistosomiasis, Clonorchiasis, Opisthorchiasis, Paragonimiasis, Taeniasis, Diphyllobothriasis, Neurocysticercosis, Hymenolepis Nana and Hydatid Disease. At the end of this section, the educator highlights Adverse Reactions and Contraindications of Praziquantel.
Section five deals with the explanation of Antihelminthic Drugs for Cestodes. In this section, the educator sheds light on the drug Albendazole. Furthermore, its Pharmacokinetics and Clinical Use is highlighted in addition to an extensive elucidation of various diseases Albendazole successfully treats. These diseases include Ascariasis, Trichuriasis, Hookworm, Pinworm, Hydatid Disease, Neurocysticercosis, and Other Infections. Moreover, the Adverse Effects of Albendazole are also brought to light. Apart from this, the educator talks in detail about the drug Niclosamide. Light is shed on the Pharmacokinetics, Clinical Use, and Adverse Effects of Niclosamide.