Bovis ISSN 2398-2993

Fenbendazole

Contributor(s): Louise Cox-O’Shea, Vetstream Ltd , Andrea Tarr

Introduction

Name

  • Fenbendazole.

Class of drug

  • Benzimidazole anthelmintic.

Description

Chemical name

  • [5-(phenylthio)-1H-benzimidazol-2-yl]carbamic acid methyl ester.

Molecular formula

  • C15H13N3O2S.

Molecular weight

  • 299.

Physical properties

  • Suspension.
  • Granules.
  •  Pellets.
  •  Bolus.
  •  Powder.

Storage requirements

  • Do not store in freezer.
  • Store granules in a dry environment.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Withdrawal Period

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

Other sources of information

  • Bishop Y (2005) Ed The Veterinary Formulary. 6th edn. Pharmaceutical Press. ISBN: 0-85369-579-2.
  • National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) Compendium of Data Sheets for Animal Medicines. Website: www.noahcompendium.co.uk.

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