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Giardiasis Summary

Description: An infection of the SMALL INTESTINE caused by the flagellated protozoan GIARDIA LAMBLIA. It is spread via contaminated food and water and by direct person-to-person contact.

Also Known As: Giardiases; Lambliases; Lambliasis

Networked: 777 relevant articles (65 outcomes, 88 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Giardiasis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Metronidazole (Metric) : 22 outcomes 28 studies in 147 results : FDA 70 Generic
  2. Albendazole (Albenza) : 15 outcomes 11 studies in 29 results : FDA 1
  3. Tinidazole : 6 outcomes 6 studies in 56 results : FDA 3
  4. Ornidazole : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 15 results : IBA
  5. Quinacrine (Mepacrine) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 44 results : IBA
  6. Praziquantel (Biltricide) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 5 results : FDA 1
  7. Fenbendazole : 4 outcomes in 4 results : IBA
  8. Furazolidone (Furoxone) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 40 results : FDA 2
  9. secnidazole : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 10 results : IBA
  10. febantel : 3 outcomes in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Giardiasis

  1. Infection
  2. Amebiasis (Amoebiasis)
  3. Amebic Dysentery (Amoebic Dysentery)
  4. Bacillary Dysentery (Shigellosis)
  5. Bacterial Vaginosis
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Key Therapies for Giardiasis

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome 5 studies in 22 results
  2. Phytotherapy (Herbal Therapy) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  3. Day Care (Partial Hospitalization) : 3 studies in 29 results
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 3 studies in 14 results
  5. Protein-Restricted Diet (Diet, Protein Restricted) : 1 study in 1 result
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