Flashcards - Antimicrobial Drugs Overview

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Nitazoxanide
Nitazoxanide is a broad-spectrum antiparasitic and broad-spectrum antiviral drug that is used in medicine for the treatment of various helminthic, protozoal, and viral infections
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Niclosamide
Niclosamide is a teniacide in the anthelmintic family especially effective against cestodes that infect humans and many other animals
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oseltamivir
Oseltamivir, marketed under the trade name Tamiflu, is an antiviral medication used to treat influenza A and influenza B , and to prevent flu after exposure
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nucleoside analogs
Nucleoside analogues are nucleosides which contain a nucleic acid analogue and a sugar
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flucytosine
Flucytosine, also known as 5-fluorocytosine , is an antifungal medication
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antimicrobial drugs
An antimicrobial is an agent that kills microorganisms or inhibits their growth
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antimicrobial drugs
An antimicrobial is an agent that kills microorganisms or inhibits their growth
flucytosine
Flucytosine, also known as 5-fluorocytosine , is an antifungal medication
nucleoside analogs
Nucleoside analogues are nucleosides which contain a nucleic acid analogue and a sugar
oseltamivir
Oseltamivir, marketed under the trade name Tamiflu, is an antiviral medication used to treat influenza A and influenza B , and to prevent flu after exposure
Niclosamide
Niclosamide is a teniacide in the anthelmintic family especially effective against cestodes that infect humans and many other animals
Nitazoxanide
Nitazoxanide is a broad-spectrum antiparasitic and broad-spectrum antiviral drug that is used in medicine for the treatment of various helminthic, protozoal, and viral infections
Praziquantel
Praziquantel, marketed as Biltricide, is an anthelmintic used for the treatment of tapeworms and flukes
probiotics
Probiotics are microorganisms that are believed to provide health benefits when consumed
penicillin
Penicillin is a group of antibiotics which include penicillin G , penicillin V , procaine penicillin, and benzathine penicillin
antimicrobial peptides
Antimicrobial peptides , also called host defense peptides are part of the innate immune response found among all classes of life
rifampicin
Rifampicin, also known as rifampin, is an antibiotic used to treat a several types of bacterial infections
Rifamycins
The rifamycins are a group of antibiotics that are synthesized either naturally by the bacterium Amycolatopsis rifamycinica or artificially

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