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  • Antiprotozoal
    6 Drugs classified under this drug class


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    Flagyl
    Sanofi
    RX
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    Flagyl

    Antibacterial, Antiprotozoal. Metronidazole 250 mg, 40 mg/ml (benzoate).
    ORAL TABS: 20 x 250 mg.
    ORAL SUSP: 120 ml x 125 mg/5 ml.
    Amoebiasis (intest. and hepat.) for
    systemic and contact action: 1.5 to 2.0 g
    dly. for 5-7 days. Child: 40-50 mg/kg
    bdy. wt. dly. Giardiasis: 2 tabs. dly.
    Child under 10: (accord. to age) 250-375
    mg dly. for 5 days.
    C/I: hypersens.

    Impavido
    Megapharm
    RX
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    Impavido

    Antiprotozoal. Miltefosine 10 mg , 50 mg.
    HARD CAPS.: 56×10 mg, 50 mg, 28×50 mg. Visceral leishmaniasis: Bdy. wt. 30–31 kg, 60 mg dly. Bdy. wt. 32–39 kg, 80 mg dly. Bdy. wt. 40 kg and above, 100 mg dly. An incr. to 150 mg could be consid. in pts. with a bdy. wt. > 67 kg under monitor. of the tolerabil. Cutan.
    leishmaniasis: The dly. dosage for child. aged 12 yrs. and older with a bdy. wt. of at least 30 kg, adolesc./ adult. with a bdy. wt < 45 kg is 100 mg miltefosine. Pts. with a bdy. wt. > 45 kg - 150 mg miltefosine dly. Should be taken withbmeals. Dosages of 2-8 hard caps./d
    should be divid. into 2-3 individ. doses to be taken either in the morn. and even. or in the morn., at noon and in the even. The duration of tmt. is 28 d. Immuno-compr. pts. may require prolong. tmt. See lit.
    Tmt. of visceral Leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania donovani , in adults/adoles.≥12 yrs. of age bdy. wt. ≥30 kg (66 lbs). Tmt. of cutan. Leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania brasiliensis complex or Leishmania mexicana complex, in adults/adoles. ≥12 yrs. of age bdy. wt. ≥30 kg (66 lbs).
    C/I: Hypersens. Pre-exist. severe damage of liver/kidney funct. Sjögren - Larsson Syndr. Preg. and WOCBP who do not use a reliable contracep. during and up to 5 mnths. after tmt. Women who can become preg. and have not had a preg. test. Women who can get preg. must have a urine or blood preg.
    test before taking this drug.

    Malarone
    GSK
    RX
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    Multiple ingredients
    Malarone

    Antiprotozoal, Biguanide. Atavaquone 62.5 mg, 250 mg, Proguanil (HCl) 25 mg, 100 mg.
    TABS: 12, 24. Prevent. malaria: Adult: 1
    adult strength tab. dly at same time
    ea. day, start. 1-2 days bef. enter.
    malaria-endem. area. Cont. during stay
    and for 7 days aft. return. Ped: 11-20
    kg bdy wt: 1 ped. tab dly; 21-30 kg bdy
    wt: 2 ped. tabs as single dly dose;
    31-40 kg bdy wt: 3 ped. tabs as single
    dly dose; >40 kg bdy wt: 1 adult
    strength tab as single dly dose. Tmt.
    acute malaria (all for 3 consec. days):
    Adult: 4 adult strength tabs as single
    dly dose. Ped: 11-20 kg bdy wt: 1 x
    adult tab dly; 21-30 kg bdy wt: 2 x
    adult tabs as single dly dose; 31-40 kg
    bdy wt: 3 x adult tabs as single dly
    dose; >40 kg bdy wt: 4 x adult tabs as
    single dly dose.
    Prevent. and tmt of malaria.

    Metronidazole
    Lapidot
    RX
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    Metronidazole

    Antibacterial, Antiprotozoal. Metronidazole 500 mg / 100 ml.
    FLACON: 100 ml. Loading dose: 15 mg/
    kg infused over 1 hr. Maint: 75 mg/ kg
    infused over 1 hr, every 6 hrs.
    Proph. and tmt. anaerob. bacteria and
    protozoa.
    C/I: Hypersens., lst trimester pregn., pts.
    with trichomonas. See lit.

    Metronidazole Fresenius
    Neopharm
    RX
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    Metronidazole Fresenius

    Antibacterial, Antiprotozoal. Metronidazole 500 mg / 100 ml.
    VIAL (Sol. for infus.): 10, 100. Pts. who cannot take orally. Slow I.V. infus. at rate of 1 vial/100 mg bag (500 mg) over 30-60
    mins. Durat. ther: Not more than 10
    days. See lit.
    Serious infects. caused by suscept.
    anaerob. bact., prevent. infect. due to
    surg. procedures.

    Protocide
    Unipharm
    RX
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    Protocide

    Antibiotics, Antiprotozoal. Tinidazole 500 mg.
    TABS: 4. Single dose of 4 tabs.
    Trichomon. infects. genito-urin. tract.
    C/I: Blood dyscras., active organ. dis.
    CNS, lact.

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