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Definition of Antiparasitic

Antiparasitic: Effective in the treatment of parasites. For example, nitazoxanide (Alinis) is an antiparasitic medication used to treat diarrhea due to the intestinal parasite Giardia lamblia.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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