Parasitic infections (helminthic or protozoal) are major worldwide health problems especially in the tropics and subtropics. There is at present little information for clinical doctors on chemotherapy of tropical infections. This well-researched and handy second edition of the book provides updated information on pharmacology, mode of actions, pharmacokinetic data, side effects, toxicity, and recommended doses of antiparasitic drugs.This book will be of interest to medical practitioners, pharmacists, pharmacologists, clinical workers and toxicologists. Medical students and those studying pharmacy, pharmaceutics, pharmacology would also find this book very useful.
Contains updated information on 53 nos. antiparasitic drugs.Gives structures of 41 nos. antiparasitic drugs/ .Incorporate important biochemical data.Provides an exhaustive list of references for further reading.