Pharmacology notes

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Tuesday, November 01, 2011METRIFONATEMetrifonate is an organophosphorous component used as an insecticide and then as an anthemintic for S. hematobiumMetrifonate is a prodrug that is converted nonenzymatically to dichlorvos (2,2 dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate DDVP) a potent cholinesterase inhibitor.OXAMNIQUINEThis is a second line drug to praziquantel for the tx of schistosomiasisMost strains of S. mansoni are highly susceptible to oxamniquine but S. hematobium and S. japonicum are virtually unaffected by the therapeutic doseBecause of low incidence of mild side effect together with the normally high efficacy after a single dose, oxamnoquine continues to be used in S. Mansoni control programs in S. AmericaPIPERAZINEA number of substituted piperazine derivatives have anhelmintic activity but none apart from the diethylcarbamazine has found a place in human therapeuticsPiperazine is highly effective against A lumbricoides and E vermiculalris. The predominant effect of piperazine on ascaris is a temporary paralysis that results in expulsion of the worm by peristalsisPiperazine acts as a GABA-receptor agonist. By increasing the Cl- conductance of the ascaris muscle

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