antiprotozoal drug


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Noun1.antiprotozoal drug - a medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoaantiprotozoal drug - a medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoa
antimalarial, antimalarial drug - a medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Flagyl, metronidazole - antiprotozoal medication (trade name Flagyl) used to treat trichomoniasis and giardiasis
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13 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Pharmacal announced today that its antiprotozoal drug Tindamax(R) (tinidazole) is now recommended as a first line therapy for the treatment of trichomoniasis in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) recently issued 2006 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines.
Alinia, a first-in-class antiprotozoal drug, is a safe, well-tolerated, short three-day course of treatment that is administered twice daily.
The first combination is a proprietary novel mechanism anti-cancer agent composed of the antipsychotic drug chlorpromazine and the antiprotozoal drug pentamidine.
30 ~PRNewswire~ -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released for marketing the antiprotozoal drug Mepron(TM) brand atovaquone as a treatment for mild to moderate Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), a common opportunistic infection in people with AIDS.
Thus, inhibition of the biosynthetic steps of protozoal glycolipids is emerging as a realistic target for antiprotozoal drug discovery (McConville, 1995).
24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Antiviral Drug Advisory Committee has recommended that the FDA approve the antiprotozoal drug Mepron(TM) brand atovaquone (566C80) as a treatment for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) for individuals who are intolerant to the first-line oral therapy, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX).