Therefore, we first administered mebendazole
and levamisole on the basis of reports by Maertens and Wery (9) and Wahlgren and Frolov (10).
Our patient completed the recommended 3-day regimen of mebendazole
and was discharged after melena resolution due to severe financial and travel constraints voiced by the family.
, oxfendazole etc) in injectable (ivermectin, Duramectin ,imidocarb, buparvaquinone etc.
Owing to high prevalence of multiple infections (nematodes, cestodes, trematodes, protozoa) in the Afghan community, it seems that a mass deworming campaign with single-dose chemotherapy (albendazole 400 mg or mebendazole
500 mg) may prove ineffective in eradicating intestinal parasites in the local population.
Treatment comprises mainly surgical intervention or percutaneous treatment and or high dose, long term therapy with chemotherapeutic agents such as mebendazole
or albendazole alone or in combination with praziquantel.
elicits a potent antitumor effect in human cancer cell lines both in vitro and in vivo.
Randomized trial comparing mebendazole
and secnidazole for the treatment of giardiasis.
One dose of a drug like mebendazole
or maybe a second dose a couple of weeks later.
Treatment: "One or two doses of a drug such as Mebendazole
Despite that medical therapy for hydatid disease has shown good results 6,20,21, Albendazole and mebendazole
were not used in our series as we considered it to be an unreliable way of controlling the disease with high failure rate 14,22.
Pharmacology of anthelmintics: Albendazole, Mebendazole
(100-200 mg bd x 5 days) is also useful.