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|Title:||Comparison of ivermectin and albendazole treatment for gnathostomiasis|
|Citation:||Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. Vol.31, No.2 (2000), 374-377|
|Abstract:||Comparative treatment of ivermectin in 21 patients (Group 1) and albendazole in 49 patients (Group 2) of gnathostomiasis gave the cure at 95.2% and 93.8% respectively. The ELISA OD and eosinophil counts were reduction after treatment. Side effects in ivermectin were hypotention, dizziness, weakness and diuresis; and side effects of albendazole were nausia, dizziness and increased alkaline phosphatase in two cases. Ivermectin should be an effective drug againts gnathostomiasis and more convenient in treatment single dose.|
|Appears in Collections:||Scopus 1991-2000|
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