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P ANTIPARASITIC PRODUCTS, INSECTICIDES AND REPELLENTS

The group is subdivided according to types of parasites.


P01 ANTIPROTOZOALS
P01B ANTIMALARIALS

This group comprises drugs mainly used for treatment and prophylaxis of malaria.

The DDDs are based on the treatment of malaria, except for proguanil, which is used for prophylaxis only. For some substances the DDDs are expressed as amount of base. These are indicated in the ATC index.


P01BX Other antimalarials

This group comprises agents, which cannot be classified in the preceding groups. Combinations of diphenhydramine and diethyltoluamide are classified at the plain level for diphenhydramine in D04AA.

The DDD for halofantrine is based on a one-day (12h) treatment.


    ATC code  Name  DDD  U Adm.R Note
    P01BX01  halofantrine 1.5 

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Last updated: 2013-12-19