Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Levamisole

Introduction

Name

  • Levamisole.

Class of drug

  • Anthelmintic.
  • Immunostimulant.

Description

Chemical name

  • (S)-2,3,5,6-tetrahydro-6-phenylimidazo[2,1-b]thiazole.

Molecular formula

  • C11H12N2S.

Physical properties

  • Clear yellow solution.
  • Clear sterile solution.
  • Tablets.

Storage requirements

  • <25°C.
  • Protect from light.
  • In a dry environment.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs



Neostigmine or organophosphates
  • Levamisole's toxic effects may be enhanced Neostigmine.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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