Anti-protozoal drugs, including amebicides, are used to kill parasites that infect the intestines, the male and
female reproductive tract, or the entire body. Anti-protozoals treat diseases such as
intestinal amebiasis (amebic dysentery), trichomosiasis, malaria, toxoplasmosis,
cryptosporidiosis, pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, and giardiasis.
|For interactions involving a specific
Anti-Protozoal Drug, see the individual drug article. For interactions involving an
Anti-Protozoal Drug for which no separate article exists, talk to your doctor or
For interactions involving a specific anti-protozoal drug, refer to the highlighted
medication listed below.
- Atovaquone (Mepron®)
- Chloroquine (Aralen®)
- Eflornithine (Ornidyl®)
- Iodoquinol (Yodoxin®)
- Metronidazole (Flagyl®,
- Paromomycin (Humatin®)
- Pentamidine (Pentam®, NebuPent®)