Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Mebendazole

Introduction

Name

  • Mebendazole.

Class of drug

  • Benzimidazole endoparasiticide.

Description

Chemical name

  • (5-benzoyl-1H-benzimidazol-2-yl)carbamic acid methyl ester.
  • 5-benzoyl-2-benzimidazolecarbamic acid methyl ester.

Molecular formula

  • C16H13N3O3.

Physical properties

  • Tablets.

Uses

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Indications

  • Gastro-intestinal roundworms.
  • Lungworms in donkeys.

Administration

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Derived from The Veterinary Formulary (1998) 4th edn. Ed: Bishop Y. British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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