Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Pyrantel

Synonym(s): Pyrantel embonate, pyrantel pamoate

Introduction

Name

  • Pyrantel embonate.

Class of drug

  • Tetrahydropyrimidines endoparasiticide.

Uses

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Indications

  • Gastro-intestinal roundworms.
  • Large strongylesStrongylusspp.
  • Small strongyles.
  • PinwormsOxyuris equi.
  • Large roundwormsParascari equorum.

Administration

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Precautions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Brazik E L, Luquire J T & Little D (2006) Pyrantel pamoate resistance in horses receiving daily administration of pyrantel tartrate. JAVMA 228 (1), 101-103 PubMed.

Other sources of information

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

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