Antiprotozoals are used to treat eczema, skin infections, ringworm, athlete's foot, jock itch, itching, pneumonia, diarrhea, and amoebiasis. They work by blocking certain enzymes and stopping the growth of the protozoa to stop infection from spreading.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Antiprotozoals

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Mepron
(atovaquone)
1,060
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ATOVAQUONE is an anti-infective medicine. It is used to prevent and to treat Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP).
Alinia
448
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NITAZOXANIDE is an anti-infective. It is used to treat diarrhea caused by some parasites.
paromomycin
174
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PAROMOMYCIN is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections and intestinal amebiasis. It is also used to treat the symptoms of hepatic coma. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Nebupent
175
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PENTAMIDINE is an anti-infective drug. It is used to prevent Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP).
Aloquin
3,504
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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