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P ANTIPARASITIC PRODUCTS, INSECTICIDES AND REPELLENTS

The group is subdivided according to types of parasites.


P02 ANTHELMINTICS

The anthelmintics are subdivided according to the main type of worms (i.e. trematodes, nematodes and cestodes) causing the infections.


P02C ANTINEMATODAL AGENTS

This group comprises drugs mainly used for nematode infections.

The DDDs are based on the treatment of different nematode infections e.g. ascariasis (roundworm) and hookworm infections.


P02CA Benzimidazole derivatives
P02CB Piperazine and derivatives

E.g. diethylcarbamazine is classified in this group.


The DDD for diethylcarbamazine is based on the treatment of lymphatic filiariasis.

P02CC Tetrahydropyrimidine derivatives
P02CE Imidazothiazole derivatives
P02CF Avermectines
P02CX Other antinematodals

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

Last updated: 2013-12-19