PHARMACOLOGY OF ANTHELMINTIC DRUGS
Anthelmintic drugs are a class of medications used to treat infections caused by parasitic worms, also known as helminths. These infections, known as helminthiasis, can affect various organs and systems in the body. Anthelmintics work by targeting the parasites and either killing them or inhibiting their growth and reproduction. In this article, we will explore the pharmacology of anthelmintic drugs, including their mechanisms of action, commonly used medications, treatment protocols, and considerations for their safe and effective use.