Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Levamisole

Synonym(s): Levamisole hydrochloride

Introduction

Class of drug

  • Imidazothiazole endoparasiticide.

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

  • Immune stimulation.

This indication is not authorised in the UK.

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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