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Drugs Commonly Used for Trypanosomiasis in Domestic Animals

Drugs Commonly Used for Trypanosomiasis in Domestic Animals

Drug

Animal

Trypanosoma

Main Action

Diminazene aceturate

Cattle

vivax, congolense, brucei

Curative

Homidium bromide

Cattle

vivax, congolense, brucei

Curative, some prophylactic activity

Homidium bromide

Equids

vivax

Curative, some prophylactic activity

Homidium chloride

Equids

vivax

Curative, some prophylactic activity

Isometamidium chloride

Cattle

vivax, congolense

Curative and prophylactic

Quinapyramine sulfate

Horses, camels, pigs, dogs

vivax, congolense, brucei, evansi, equiperdum, simiae

Curative

Quinapyramine dimethylsulfate

Horses, camels, pigs, dogs

vivax, congolense, brucei, evansi, equiperdum, simiae

Prophylactic

Suramin

Horses, camels, dogs

brucei, evansi

Curative, some prophylactic activity

Melarsomine dichlorhydrate

Camels

evansi

Curative