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.
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.|
P02CB Piperazine and derivatives
E.g. diethylcarbamazine is classified in this group.
|The DDD for diethylcarbamazine is based on the treatment of lymphatic filiariasis.|
Last updated: 2012-12-20