Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Levamisole

Contributor(s): Dwight Bowman

Introduction

Name

  • Levamisole.

Class of drug

  • Anthelmintic.
  • Immunostimulant.

Uses

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Indications

  • Indicated for the treatment ofAelurostrongylus abstrusus,Filaroides osleriandCapillaria aerophilia  Capillaria aerophila  in cats and dogs.
  • Ascaidia columbiaeandCapillaria obsignatain racing and show pigeons.
  • Immunocompromise.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

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

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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