List of Anti-Parasitic Drugs



Anthelmintics

Anthelmintics are agents that destroy or expel parasitic worms (helminths). Interestingly, most anthelmintics were developed for use in veterinary medicine.

Generic Brand Name
Bephenium  
Diethylcarbamazine  
Ivermectin Sklice, Stromectol, Ivomec, Mectizan
Niclosamide Niclocide
Piperazine  
Praziquantel Biltricide
Pyrantel Antiminth, Aut, Cobantril, Helmex, Lombriareu, Trilombrin
Pyrvinium Vanuin, Viprynium
Benzimidazoles
Albendazole Albenza
Flubendazole Fluvermal
Mebendazole Mebendacin, Mebutar, Nemazole, Vermox
Thiabendazole Foldan, Mintezol, Minzolum, Triasox

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Scabicides & Pediculicides

Scabicides are agents that kill scabies mites and mite eggs.
Pediculicides are agents used to kill head lice.

Generic Brand Name
Benzyl benzoate Ascabiol
Benzyl benzoate/disulfiram Tenutex
Lindane GBH, G-Well, Kwellada, Kwildane, PMS Lindane
Malathion Derbac, Ovide
Permethrin Acticin, Elimite
Pediculicides (only for lice infestations)
Benzyl alcohol Ulesfia
Piperonyl butoxide/pyrethrins Pronto Lice Kill System
Spinosad Natroba
Scabicides (only for scabies infestations)
Crotamiton Eurax
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Last reviewed: December 04, 2016

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