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 cestode infections. Praziquantel and mebendazole which are also used in cestode infections, are classified in P02BA and P02CA respectively.
|The DDDs are based on the treatment of cestode (tapeworm) infections.|
P02DX Other anticestodals
This group comprises agents, which cannot be classified in the preceding groups.
Last updated: 2012-12-20