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Drugs for Treatment of Vector-Borne Diseases

Are you searching for medications to treat 'Vector-Borne Diseases'? Welcome to this page which serves as an archive for medications that are relevant to the treatment of Vector-Borne Diseases. The page includes both the generic and brand names and can serve as an invaluable resource for healthcare professionals and individuals who wish to get an insight on different medication options.
Click on a medication below to view details including brand names, prices, dosages, side effects, and administration guidelines.
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Vector-Borne Diseases / Insect-Borne Diseases / Bug-Borne Diseases

Vector-borne diseases are infectious diseases or illness transmitted through insects such as mosquitoes, sandflies, ticks, and bugs. Vectors can be either biological carriers or mechanical carriers.

Brand Names and Generic Names of Drugs for Treatment of Vector-Borne Diseases

Albendazole



Albendazole is an antihelminthic drug prescribed for treating a variety of parasitic worm infestations such as ascariasis, filariasis or roundworm disease, giardiasis, trichuriasis, pinworm disease, neurocysticercosis, and hydatid disease.

Trade Names :
Wormex | Wormazan | Albendex | Wormis -L (10ml) | Ecsital | Midazole | Winworm L | Wormis -L | Albeda (10ml) | AZ Plus
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Amphotericin B



Amphotericin B is an antibiotic, prescribed for life-threatening fungal infections.

Trade Names :
Ampholip | Ampholip 20 | Amphocil (100 mg) | Fungisome (25 mg) | Amphotret | Amfocan | Fungizone I. V. | Fungitericin | Phoricin | Amfocare
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Artemether and Lumefantrine



Artemether and Lumefantrine is an antimalarial agent, prescribed for malaria.

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Atovaquone



Atovaquone is an antibiotic, prescribed for Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP), Toxoplasmosis and also for malaria treatment in combination with proguanil.

Azithromycin



Azithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic used for various bacterial infections such as infections of the middle ear, throat, bronchus, sinuses, skin and soft tissue.

Trade Names :
Robial | Laz AX (250+60) | Laz AX (500+60) | Azyxin -Plus | Zathrin -AX | Zathrin -AX (500 mg) | Azintra -AX | Azro AM (500 mg) | Azro AM (250 mg) | Aziriv - A
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Cefotaxime



Cefotaxime is a cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as lower respiratory tract infections, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometritis, skin and skin structure infections, and others.

Trade Names :
Ceftax 125mg Injection | Cefest | Cefatax 1000mg Injection | Orgacef |   Ominax Neonatal | Antax | Claforan (250mg) | Claforan (500mg) | Claforan (1000mg) | Toxitim
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Ceftriaxone



Ceftriaxone is indicated for: • Lower Respiratory Tract Infections • Skin infections • Urinary Tract Infections • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease –infections related to the female genital tract Bacterial Septicemia-infection in the blood

Trade Names :
Encef | Malocef | Winceft | Zetox | Corcef 250mg Injection | Taxone -XP | Glen Tzb | Eftrio T | Arcef XP | Cefamed T 1.125
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Cefuroxime Axetil



Cefuroxime Axetil is a semi synthetic cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for different types of infections such as lung, ear, throat, urinary tract and skin.

Trade Names :
C-Furo-CV (250mg/125mg) | C-Furo-CV (500mg/125mg) | Ceroxitum-CV (500mg/125mg) | Cotil-CV (500mg/125mg) | Covatil-CV (500mg/125mg) | Oratil-CV (125mg/62.5mg) | Oratil-CV (250mg/125mg) | Oratil-CV (500mg/125mg) | Stafcure-CV (500mg/125mg)
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Chloramphenicol



Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infection.

Trade Names :
Paraxin Ear Drop | Chloromycetin Kapseals | Daclor 500 | Cafcol - 500 | Welmycin (500 mg) | Elichlor (500 mg) | Colfen (500mg) | Fencol (500 mg) | Decol | Enteromycetin (500 mg)
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Chloroquine



Chloroquine is used for the treatment of Malaria, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus Erythematosus & COVID-19 Infection.

Trade Names :
Chloroquin Phosphate | Zolar | Chloroquine Phosphate-250 mg | Laquin | Malgo | Arquin | Coec | Chloroquine | Quin EC | Resochin
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Clindamycin



Clindamycin is an antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections, including infections of the lungs, skin, blood, female reproductive organs and internal organs.

Trade Names :
Dalacin C | Clincin (2 ml) | Dalacin C (2 ml) | Climycin | Gynasafe (2 ml) | Dalcinex (2 ml) | Gynasafe (4 ml) | Clincin (4 ml) | Dalacin C (4 ml) | Pathoclin
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Doxycycline



Doxycycline is a broad-spectrum antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as pneumonia and other respiratory tract infections, Lyme’s disease, infections of the skin, genital, and urinary systems and anthrax.

Trade Names :
Doxytop | Biodoxi | Microdox | Doxt | Martidox - M | Revidox | M - Dox | Vivocycline | Geeox | Minicycline
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Erythromycin



Erythromycin is an antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as bronchitis, diphtheria, legionnaires' disease, pertussis etc.

Trade Names :
Rithobrom | Eltocin Br | Oromycin | Hexcin | Ero B F | Eltocin -BR (500 mg) | Ero B | Acnelak CLZ | Acrub Lotion | Calthrox Oint
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Hydroxychloroquine



Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial agent, prescribed for malaria, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus erythematous.

Trade Names :
Rutor | O X C Q | Zhquine | RHQ | QYN | Hydroquin | Orthokind | HQTOR
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Ivermectin



Ivermectin is an anthelminthic drug used to treat certain parasitic infections like Strongyloidiasis and Onchocerciasis.

Trade Names :
Agimect | Agimect (12 mg) | Ascapil | Averm Plus (12mg) | Biover | Ectin | Ectover | Elect DT (12mg) | Elect DT (6mg) | Evertin -6
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Levofloxacin



Levofloxacin is prescribed for treating certain bacterial infections, and preventing anthrax.

Trade Names :
Lotor 500 | Leon | Levoflox | Levoflox | Levoff | Glevo | Zilee INF | Levobact Inf | Levom | Lebact AM
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Mebendazole



Mebendazole is an antihelmintic agent, prescribed for worm infections.

Trade Names :
Sandin | Nuzole | Vermil | Mebendocin | H. R. T. 100 | Mebendex | Mebendazole | Wormnil | Zalzol | Zalzol
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Mefloquine



Mefloquine is an antimalarial agent, prescribed for malaria.

Trade Names :
Confal | Facital | Falcital | Larimef | M Q F | Mafloma | Mefex 250mg | Mefcy | Meff | Meflar
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Pentamidine



Pentamidine is an antimicrobial agent, prescribed for pneumonia and for treating leishmaniasis, yeast infections.

Quinidine



Quinidine is an antiarrhythmic, prescribed for abnormal heart rhythms.

Trade Names :
Quinidine | Natcardine 100mg Tablet | Natcardine (100mg) | Quinidine(GSK) (200mg) | Quinidine (GSK) (200mg)
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Quinine



Quinine is an antimalarial agent, prescribed for malaria and nighttime leg muscle cramps.

Trade Names :
Cinkona | Qsm | Kwinil | Queenolar | A - Quin | Quininga | Quinlex | Q - Tab | Quinine | Qinarsol - 300
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Sulfisoxazole



Sulfisoxazole is a sulfonamide antibacterial, prescribed for treating and preventing certain bacterial infections.

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