The group is subdivided according to types of parasites.
The anthelmintics are subdivided according to the main type of worms (i.e. trematodes, nematodes and cestodes) causing the infections.
This group comprises drugs mainly used for trematode infections such as e.g. schistosomiasis. Niclosamide, which is also used in trematode infections, is classified in P02DA.
|The DDDs are based on the treatment of schistosomiasis.|
P02BB Organophosphorous compounds
|Metrifonate is administered every second week. The DDD is the dose divided by the dosing interval.|
Last updated: 2015-12-16