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Pyrantel

A depolarizing neuromuscular-blocking agent, that causes persistent nicotinic activation resulting in spastic paralysis of susceptible nematodes. It is a drug of second-choice after benzimidazoles for treatment of ascariasis, hookworm, and pinworm infections, being effective after a single dose. (From Smith and Reynard, Textbook of Pharmacology, 1992, p920)
Also Known As:
Pyrimidine, 1,4,5,6-tetrahydro-1-methyl-2-(2-(2-thienyl)ethenyl)-, (E)-
Networked: 75 relevant articles (22 outcomes, 20 trials/studies)

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Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Martin, Richard J: 3 articles (07/2012 - 01/2010)
2. Robertson, Alan P: 3 articles (07/2012 - 01/2010)
3. Marchiondo, Alan A: 3 articles (06/2006 - 01/2005)
4. Schaper, Roland: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2010)
5. Taweethavonsawat, Piyanan: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2010)
6. Traub, Rebecca J: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2010)
7. Chungpivat, Sudchit: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2010)
8. Neveu, Cédric: 2 articles (07/2012 - 06/2012)
9. Charvet, Claude L: 2 articles (07/2012 - 06/2012)
10. Shugart, Jack I: 2 articles (06/2006 - 04/2006)

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Ascariasis
3. Body Weight (Weight, Body)
4. Trichuriasis
5. Nematode Infections

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. oxantel
2. Mebendazole (Vermin)
3. Ivermectin (Mectizan)
4. Levamisole (Decaris)
5. Praziquantel (Biltricide)
6. Pyrantel Pamoate (Pyrantel Embonate)
7. Tablets
8. piperazine
9. quantrel
10. febantel

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Aftercare (After-Treatment)