anthelminthic


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anthelminthic

[¦an·thel¦min·thik]
(pharmacology)
A chemical substance used to destroy tapeworms in domestic animals. Also spelled anthelmintic.
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Its anthelminthic property is dose dependent (Bossard 1993).
Chapter Titles: Introduction; Principles governing the safety evaluation of residues of veterinary drugs in food; Modification of the agenda; Evaluation of antimicrobial agents; Safety of residues at the injection site; General issues relating to MRLs; Statistical approaches for recommending MRLs; Policies for evaluating residues of veterinary drugs in food; requirements for validation of analytical methods; Harmonization with the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues of substances used both as veterinary drugs and as pesticides; fl-Adrenoceptor-blocking agent; Anthelminthic agent; Antimicrobial agents; Insecticides; Production aids; Tranquilizing agent; Recommendations
Albonico M, Stoltzfus RJ, Savioli L, Chwaya HM, d'Harcourt E and JM Tielsch A controlled evaluation of two school-based anthelminthic chemotherapy regimens on intensity of intestinal helminth infections.
Preventive chemotherapy in human helminthiasis, Coordinating use of anthelminthic drugs in control interventions: A manual for health professionals and programme managers (World Health Organization, Geneva) 2006.
Veterinary drugs considered include five anthelminthic agents, seven antimicrobial agents, the antiprotozoal agents, one glucocorticosteroid, one production aid and one tranquillising agent.
Comparison of different anthelminthic drug regimens against Mansonella perstans filariasis.
Echinococcus multilocularis, the causative agent of zoonotic alveolar echinococcosis, can be controlled effectively by the experimental delivery of anthelminthic baits for urban foxes.
Apart from surgery, long-term anthelminthic therapy (>6 months) with the benzimidazole compound albendazole, although parasitostatic only, has a beneficial outcome in >50% of cases (5).
Julien J, Gasquet M, Maillard C, Balansard G, Timon-David P (1985) Extracts of the ivy plant, Hedera helix, and their anthelminthic activity on liver flukes.