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Trachoma Summary

Description: A chronic infection of the CONJUNCTIVA and CORNEA caused by CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS.

Also Known As: Ophthalmia, Egyptian; Trachomas; Egyptian Ophthalmia

Networked: 790 relevant articles (51 outcomes, 101 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Trachoma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Azithromycin (Zithromax) : 20 outcomes 27 studies in 150 results : FDA 39 Generic
  2. Tetracycline (Achromycin) : 10 outcomes 12 studies in 52 results : FDA 62 Generic
  3. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 109 results : IBA
  4. Vaccines : 3 outcomes 6 studies in 21 results : IBA
  5. Doxycycline (Vibramycin) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 7 results : FDA 23 Generic
  6. Antigens : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 44 results : IBA
  7. Minocycline (Cyclops) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 3 results : FDA 25 Generic
  8. Tetracyclines : 2 outcomes 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  9. Oxytetracycline (Terramycin) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 24 results : FDA 14
  10. Antibodies : 1 outcome 3 studies in 24 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Trachoma

  1. Infection
  2. Psittacosis (Ornithosis)
  3. Cicatrix (Scar)
  4. Eye Infections
  5. Trichiasis
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Key Therapies for Trachoma

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 26 results
  2. Oral Administration : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 5 results
  3. Corneal Transplantation (Keratoplasty) : 1 outcome in 6 results
  4. Laser Therapy (Surgery, Laser) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  5. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 studies in 14 results
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