Anti protozoal drugs are prescribed to combat a variety of diseases caused by protozoa. Conditions like amebiasis, malaria etc are caused because of protozoa. Commonly used anti protozoal drugs include Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil), Pentamidine (Pentam 300) and Furazolidone (Furoxone). Antiprotozoals are commonly used to treat infections such as trichomoniasis and giardiasis. Metronidazole or tinidazole is often prescribed to treat trichomoniasis and giardiasis. Some persons experience dizziness, light headedness, blurred vision and confusion while on anti protozoal medications. Pregnant women/lactating mothers need to check with the doctor before use of any medicines.
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