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BNSSG Adult Joint Formulary

5.4 Helminth infection

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First line drugs Second line drugs Specialist drugs Secondary care drugs

Anthelmintics

Recommended:

Mebendazole (oral) (TLS Green)

 

Taenicides (tapeworm)

Recommended:

Praziquantel (oral) (unlicensed) (TLS Red)

 

Hookworms 

Recommended:

Albendazole (oral) (unlicensed) (TLS Red)

Levamisole (oral) (unlicensed) (TLS Red)

  • Used for nephrotic syndrome

 

Schistosomicides 

Recommended:

Praziquantel (oral) (unlicensed) (TLS Red)

 

Strongyloidiasis 

Recommended:

Ivermectin (oral) (unlicensed) (TLS Red)

 

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