Mebendazole (Pripsen) for Giardiasis
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Definition: Mebendazole or MBZ is a benzimidazole drug developed by Janssen Pharmaceutica and marketed as Vermox, Ovex, Antiox, and Pripsen. It is used to treat infestations by worms including pinworms, roundworms, tapeworms, hookworms, and whipworms. Giardiasis or beaver fever in humans is a diarrheal infection of the small intestine by a single-celled organism called Giardia lamblia. Giardiasis occurs worldwide with a prevalence of 20–30% in developing countries. In the USA, 20,000 cases are reported to the CDC annually, but the true annual incidence is estimated at 2 million people. Giardia has a wide range of mammalian hosts besides humans, thus making it very difficult to eradicate. (SOURCE: Wikipedia)
Where does Mebendazole (Pripsen) rank compared to other Giardiasis treatments?
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