diethylcarbamazine


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diethylcarbamazine

[‚dī‚eth·əl‚kär′bam·ə‚zēn]
(organic chemistry)
C16H29O8N3 White, water-soluble, hygroscopic crystals, melting at 136°C; used as an anthelminthic.
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The curse of lymphatic filariasis: would the continual use of diethylcarbamazine eliminate this scourge in Papua New Guinea?
By late 2011, at least one round of mass drug administration (MDA) with albendazole and diethylcarbamazine had been conducted in all endemic parts of the country except the capital, Port-au-Prince.
Test samples and reference drug diethylcarbamazine (DEC) were dissolved in DMSO or sterile distilled water, respectively.
Impact of two annual single-dose mass drug administrations with diethylcarbamazine alone or in combination with albendazole on Wuchereria bancrofti microfilaraemia and antigenaemia in south Indiai Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 98: 174, 2004.
In last month's article, "Heartworm: Don't Take It Lightly," we discussed conventional preventative drugs, and mentioned that while one, diethylcarbamazine (DEC), was no longer available as Filaribits (from Pfizer, which stopped selling the drug in early 2005), it was available in a generic form.
Another drug, called diethylcarbamazine, can cure many cases, but it can't be used in many parts of Africa because it causes severe side effects in people harboring the parasite that causes river blindness, says James W.
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Prevention of acute adenolymphangitis in brugian filariasis: comparison of the efficacy of ivermectin and diethylcarbamazine, each combined with local treatment of the affected limb.