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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2 billion diethylcarbamazine citrate (DEC) tablets to endemic countries in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) for seven years period starting from 2013, was also highly commended.
Eisai announced today that it has begun the free supply of diethylcarbamazine citrate (DEC) 100 mg tablets produced at its Vizag Plant in India to the World Health Organization (WHO) in line with its commitment to help WHO in its global effort to eliminate lymphatic filariasis in targeted developing and emerging countries.
In order to eliminate transmission and to prevent disability due to LF by the year 2015, sixteen districts of Andhra Pradesh have been under mass drug administration (MDA) programme, covering 54 million population with annual single dose of diethylcarbamazine citrate (DEC) tablets orally (1).
Background & objectives: Albendazole, a commonly used anthelminthic drug that targets the polymerization of [alpha]- and [beta]-tubulin dimer is currently co-administered with the antifilarial drug, diethylcarbamazine citrate (DEC) in the ongoing Global Programme for Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis (GPELF).
Tenders are invited for Procurement of Diethylcarbamazine Citrate 100mg (DEC) Tablet, Quantity-300
Headquarters: Tokyo, President & CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that it has begun the free supply of diethylcarbamazine citrate (DEC) 100 mg tablets produced at its Vizag Plant in India to the World Health Organization (WHO) in line with its commitment to help WHO in its global effort to eliminate lymphatic filariasis in targeted developing and emerging countries.