Experts and Doctors on anthelmintics in Nigeria
Gbolade A, Adeyemi A. Anthelmintic activities of three medicinal plants from Nigeria. Fitoterapia. 2008;79:223-5 pubmed publisher
..mombin which exhibited comparatively higher efficacy (34-44 min paralysis time and 105 min death time for the leaf) at lower concentrations of 10-20 mg/ml were adjudged the outstanding anthelmintics of plant origin accordingly. ..
Adisa J, Egbujo E, Yahaya B, Echejoh G. Primary infertility associated with schitosoma mansoni: a case report from the Jos plateau, north central Nigeria. Afr Health Sci. 2012;12:563-5 pubmed
..Cases of infertility in endemic areas especially when there is no supply of potable water should raise suspicion of schistosomiasis among other pathologies and possible hormonal disturbances when the testes are involved. ..
Jegede O, Ajanusi J, Adaudi A, Agbede R. Anthelmintic efficacy of extracts of Spigelia anthelmia Linn on experimental Nippostrongylus braziliensis in rats. J Vet Sci. 2006;7:229-32 pubmed
..05). At 25 mg per kg body weight, the worm count was significantly lower than that at 10 mg per kg body weight (p < 0.05)...
Gbolade A, Adeyemi A. Investigation of in vitro anthelmintic activities of Pycnanthus angolensis and Sphenocentrum jollyanum. Fitoterapia. 2008;79:220-2 pubmed publisher
..001), while fruit ethanolic extract of S. jollyanum was also more potent than the seed extract. When compared with other worms, S. jollyanum fruit extract showed the greatest activity on wireworms when tested at 80 mg/ml...
Adamu M, Oshadu O, Ogbaje C. Anthelminthic efficacy of aqueous extract of Acanthus montanus leaf against strongylid nematodes of small ruminants. Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 2010;7:279-85 pubmed
..63%) was comparable to the standard anthelminthic (albendazole) at 12.50mg/ml (92.28%). These findings showed that there is a pharmacological basis for the folkloric claim of the anthelminthic effect of Acanthus montanus...
Ben S, Useh M. A comparative study on the efficacy of praziquantel and albendazole in the treatment of urinary schistosomiasis in Adim, Cross River State, Nigeria. Int Health. 2017;9:288-293 pubmed publisher
..It is a broad-spectrum single-dose antihelminthic with an excellent cure rate and safety criteria. Currently, it is not routinely used for the treatment of urinary schistosomiasis...
Fred Jaiyesimi A, Adepoju A, Egbebunmi O. Anthelmintic activities of chloroform and methanol extracts of Buchholzia coriacea Engler seed. Parasitol Res. 2011;109:441-4 pubmed publisher