Filariasis, Elephantiasis Medications

Definition of Filariasis, Elephantiasis:

A disease caused by the parasitic nematode worm Wuchereria bancrofti or Brugia malayi.

The parasite blocks the lymphatic system and causes lymphatic oedema, resulting in the swelling and thickening of skin tissues and the tissues immediately below the skin. The disease most commonly occurs in tropical regions and is spread by bloodsucking insects

Drugs associated with Filariasis, Elephantiasis

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Filariasis, Elephantiasis. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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Albenza (Pro, More...)
generic name: albendazole class: anthelmintics
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Stromectol (Pro, More...)
generic name: ivermectin class: anthelmintics
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generic name: mebendazole class: anthelmintics
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