Treatment of Amebiasis

Normally amebiasis can be treated by antimicrobial medication. In severe cases like amebic liver abscess hospitalization and surgery is recommended. In Asymptomatic intestinal infection treatment with metronidazol iodoquinol, paromomycin, or diloxanide furoate is required. More severe cases of amebic dysentery are treated by replacing lost fluid and blood. For hepatic abscess patient may use metronidazole and tinidazole. Intravenous therapy may be useful when the patient is vomiting and medications can’t be tolerated by mouth. Oral antiparasitic medication is also useful treatment for amebiasis. There are two more drugs for Amebiasis called Luminal amebicides and Tissue amebicides.

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