Praziquantel is the current drug of choice against many trematodes and cestodes in both man and animals. This article summarizes the main pharmacological, therapeutic and toxicological properties of the drug, especially that have been reported during the last 10 years. In most cases, the effectiveness and safety of the drug have been confirmed, although there are currently concerns about the resistance/decreased effectiveness of the drug to certain Schistosome isolates, and also about the mutagenicity of the drug.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2006|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pharmaceutical Science