<chemical> An antihelmintic that is active against most tapeworms. ... Pharmacological action: anticestodal agents, antinematodal agent, molluscacides. ... Chemical name: Benzamide, 5-chloro-N-(2-chloro-4-nitrophenyl)-2-hydroxy- ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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(nĭ-klo´sә-mīd) one of the most effective anthelmintic agents for use against tapeworm infections, including most species that infect humans; it acts by inhibiting anaerobic metabolism.
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Niclosamide (trade name Niclocide) is a teniacide ("tenia-" referring to tapeworm) in the anthelmintic family especially effective against cestodes that infect humans. It is also used as a piscicide.It is stressed that while antihelmintics are a drug family used to treat worm infections, Niclosamide is used specifically to treat tapeworms and is..
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