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P ANTIPARASITIC PRODUCTS, INSECTICIDES AND REPELLENTS

The group is subdivided according to types of parasites.


P01 ANTIPROTOZOALS
P01C AGENTS AGAINST LEISHMANIASIS AND TRYPANOSOMIASIS

P01CA Nitroimidazole derivatives

Nitroimidazole derivatives used for trypanosomiasis are classified in this group. Other nitroimidazole derivatives, see P01AB.

The DDD for benznidazole is based on the treatment of trypanosomiasis.

P01CB Antimony compounds

The DDDs are expressed as pentavalent antimony (Sb5+) used in the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis.

P01CC Nitrofuran derivatives

The DDDs are based on the treatment of trypanosomiasis.

P01CD Arsenic compounds

The DDDs are based on the treatment of trypanosomiasis.

P01CX Other agents against leishmaniasis and trypanosomiasis

This group comprises agents, which cannot be classified in the preceding groups.

The DDD for pentamidine isethionate is based on amount given per injection. The DDD for suramin sodium is based on the average daily dose for the treatment period.

Last updated: 2013-12-19