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Model List of Essential Medicines

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6.5. Antiprotozoal medicines
  1. Amodiaquine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 153 mg (as hydrochloride); 200 mg (as hydrochloride)
  2. Amodiaquine + sulfadoxine + pyrimethamine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For chemoprevention
    • Oral > Solid: 76.5 mg (as hydrochloride) [3] + 250 mg + 12.5 mg [1] dispersible tablets in co-package; 153 mg (as hydrochloride) [3] + 500 mg + 25 mg [1] dispersible tablets in co-package
    Indications
  3. Amphotericin B General information
    Section
    Antileishmaniasis medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 50 mg powder for injection in vial (as deoxycholate or liposomal complex)
  4. Artemether General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 80 mg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (oily injection)
  5. Artemether + lumefantrine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 20 mg + 120 mg tablet; 20 mg + 120 mg dispersible tablet
  6. Artesunate General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 60 mg in ampoule containing anhydrous artesunic acid with a separate ampoule of 5% sodium bicarbonate solution
    • Oral > Solid: 50 mg tablet
    • Local > Rectal > Other: 50 mg capsules; 200 mg capsules; 100 mg capsules
  7. Artesunate + amodiaquine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg + 67.5 mg tablet; 50 mg + 135 mg tablet; 100 mg + 270 mg tablet
  8. Artesunate + mefloquine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg + 55 mg tablet; 100 mg + 220 mg tablet
  9. Artesunate + pyronaridine tetraphosphate General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 60 mg + 180 mg tablet; 20 mg + 60 mg granules
  10. Benznidazole General information
    Section
    American trypanosomiasis
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg tablet; 50 mg tablet (scored); 12.5 mg tablet
    Indications
  11. Chloroquine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For chemoprevention
    • Oral > Liquid: 50 mg per 5 mL syrup (as phosphate or sulfate)
    • Oral > Solid: 150 mg tablet (as phosphate or sulfate)
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 40 mg per mL in 5 mL ampoule (as hydrochloride, phosphate or sulfate)
    • Oral > Liquid: 50 mg per 5 mL syrup (as phosphate or sulfate)
    • Oral > Solid: 150 mg tablet (as phosphate or sulfate); 100 mg tablet (as phosphate or sulfate)
  12. Dihydroartemisinin + piperaquine phosphate General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 40 mg + 320 mg tablet; 20 mg + 160 mg tablet
  13. Diloxanide General information
    Section
    Antiamoebic and antigiardiasis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 500 mg (furoate)
    Indications
  14. Doxycycline General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg (hydrochloride or hyclate); 100 mg dispersible tablet (as monohydrate)
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For chemoprevention
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg (hydrochloride or hyclate)
  15. Eflornithine General information
    Section
    Medicines for the treatment of 2nd stage African trypanosomiasis
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 200 mg per mL in 100 mL bottle (hydrochloride)
  16. Fexinidazole General information
    Section
    Medicines for the treatment of 1st stage African trypanosomiasis
    • Oral > Solid: 600 mg
    Section
    Medicines for the treatment of 2nd stage African trypanosomiasis
    • Oral > Solid: 600 mg
  17. Hydroxychloroquine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For chemoprevention
    Indications
  18. Mefloquine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg tablet (hydrochloride)
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For chemoprevention
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg tablet (hydrochloride)
  19. Meglumine antimoniate General information
    Section
    Antileishmaniasis medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 30% in 5 mL ampoule equivalent to approximately 8.1% antimony
  20. Melarsoprol General information
    Section
    Medicines for the treatment of 2nd stage African trypanosomiasis
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 3.6% in 5 mL ampoule solution (180 mg of active compound)
  21. Metronidazole General information
    Section
    Antiamoebic and antigiardiasis medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 200 mg per 5 mL (as benzoate)
    • Oral > Solid: 200 to 500 mg tablet
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 500 mg in 100 mL vial
    Indications
  22. Miltefosine General information
    Section
    Antileishmaniasis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 10 mg; 50 mg
  23. Nifurtimox General information
    Section
    Medicines for the treatment of 2nd stage African trypanosomiasis
    • Oral > Solid: 120 mg
    Section
    American trypanosomiasis
    • Oral > Solid: 30 mg tablet; 120 mg tablet; 250 mg tablet
    Indications
  24. Paromomycin General information
    Section
    Antileishmaniasis medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 750 mg paromomycin base (as sulfate)
    Section
    Antiamoebic and antigiardiasis medicines
    • Oral > Liquid: 125 mg per 5 mL as sulfate
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg as sulfate
    Indications
  25. Pentamidine General information
    Section
    Medicines for the treatment of 1st stage African trypanosomiasis
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 200 mg (as isetionate) powder for injection
    Section
    Antileishmaniasis medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 200 mg (as isetionate); 300 mg (as isetionate)
    Section
    Antipneumocystosis and antitoxoplasmosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 200 mg tablet; 300 mg tablet
    Indications
  26. Primaquine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 7.5 mg tablet (as phosphate); 15 mg tablet (as phosphate)
  27. Proguanil General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For chemoprevention
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg tablet (hydrochloride)
  28. Pyrimethamine General information
    Section
    Antipneumocystosis and antitoxoplasmosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 25 mg
    Indications
  29. Quinine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 300 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule (quinine hydrochloride)
    • Oral > Solid: 300 mg (quinine sulfate or quinine bisulfate)
  30. Sodium stibogluconate General information
    Section
    Antileishmaniasis medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 100 mg per mL in 30 mL vial
  31. Sulfadiazine General information
    Section
    Antipneumocystosis and antitoxoplasmosis medicines
    • Oral > Solid: 500 mg
    Indications
  32. Sulfadoxine + pyrimethamine General information
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For curative treatment
    • Oral > Solid: 500 mg + 25 mg tablet
    Section
    Antimalarial medicines > For chemoprevention
    • Oral > Solid: 500 mg + 25 mg tablet
    • Oral > Solid: 250 mg + 12.5 mg tablet
  33. Sulfamethoxazole + trimethoprim General information
    Section
    Antipneumocystosis and antitoxoplasmosis medicines
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 80 mg + 16 mg per mL in 5 mL ampoule; 80 mg + 16 mg per mL in 10 mL ampoule
    • Oral > Liquid: 200 mg + 40 mg per 5 mL oral liquid
    • Oral > Solid: 100 mg + 20 mg tablet; 400 mg + 80 mg tablet; 800 mg + 160 mg tablet
    Indications
  34. Suramin sodium General information
    Section
    Medicines for the treatment of 1st stage African trypanosomiasis
    • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 1 g in vial
  35. Tinidazole General information
    Section
    Antiamoebic and antigiardiasis medicines
    Indications
    Therapeutic equivalent to metronidazole for Amoebiasis