The use of proziquantel and flagyl drugs for the treatment of some individuals infected with Entamoeba histolytica and Giardia lamblia at Al-Fuhood area, Al-Chabaish district, Thi Qar governorate.
Mesopotamian Journal of Marine Science,
Volume 20, Issue 2, Pages 347-354
AbstractThe study was conducted on 36 individuals infected with Entamoeba histolytica and 28 individuals infected with Giardia lamblia who attending Health Center at Al-Fuhood area during the period from May till October 2004. The praziquantel was used as a single dose 40 mg/kg. The stool of the treated individuals reexamined 5 days later. The Flagyl was used at a dose of 250 mg/kg 3 times/day. The stool of the treated individual reexamined again. The praziquantel was found better than flagyl. The cure rate of praziquantel was 87.5% while for flagyl was 81.25 %.
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