A few months back, a former hedge-fund manager, Martin Shkreli, shocked the world by raising the price of an antiparasitic
drug, Daraprim, from $13.
Based on the target organism, anti-infective drugs can be categorized into antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, and antiparasitic
Aim/hypothesis: Considering the great potential of natural products as antiparasitic
agents, we investigated the anti-Trypanosoma cruzi activity of a concentrated ethanolic extract of Physalis angulata (EEPA).
In preclinical trials, the aminopyrazole series exhibited good antiparasitic
activity, and are expected to be highly safe and effective.
Considered one of the key successes of 20th century medicine, antimicrobials, which include antibiotics, antifungal, antiviral and antiparasitic
drugs, have let doctors treat a range of formerly life-threatening diseases, including sepsis, pneumonia, tuberculosis and malaria.
drug ivermectin, or IVM, can be used to treat these diseases, but mass public health campaigns to administer the medication have been stalled because of potentially fatal side effects for patients co-infected with Loa loa, which causes loiasis, or African eye worm.
vulgaris respectively showed moderate and high antiparasitic
activity in Plasmodium yoelli (6) and in P.
The specific hypothesis, therefore, for the evolution of the specific patterns and timing of antiparasitic
defenses (and the lack thereof) by redwings against cowbirds is that this host species frontloads its defenses by predominately reducing the cost of parasitism through the prevention of parasitic egg laying in the first place rather than by recognizing and rejecting parasitic eggs or young (Roskaft et al.
Treatment with antibiotics and antiparasitic
drugs produced only a transient improvement.
The dosage we provided in this study is comparable to the dose range used in existing commercial antiparasitic
This plant was used as astringent, antiseptic, antiparasitic
, antipoisoning, appetizers, antileishmanial, antibacterial, cytotoxic, antioxidant activities and stimulants and reduces the rheumatic pains [14,3,10].
A smaller section is organized by biological activity, with chapters on plant families with potential antimicrobial, antiparasitic
, antiproliferative, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetes, antioxidant, and reproductive, cardiovascular, and nervous system activity.