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niclosamide

 [nĭ-klo´sah-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.

niclosamide

Parasitology A salicylanilide that kills snails that harbor Schistosoma; internally it is an effective anthelmintic See Schistosomiasis.

niclosamide

A drug used to remove tapeworms. Unlike earlier treatments, it is free from major side effects. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Yomesan.

niclosamide (niklō´səmīd),

n an anthelmintic agent that acts against pinworms and most tapeworms by inhibiting oxidative phosphorylation in the mitochondria.

niclosamide

a nitrosalicylanilide anthelmintic effective against tapeworms in all species except Echinococcus granulosus and Dipylidium caninum in dogs. Has some activity against paramphistomes in ruminants.
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The modified medication -- whose full name is niclosamide ethanolamine salt (NEN) -- burned the excess fat in liver cells, through a process known as mitochondrial uncoupling.
Niclosamide (Yomesan[R]), used as the reference molluscicide, was active at less than 1mg/L.
Treatments other than Praziquantel or Niclosamide may not be effective in completely eliminating Dipylidium caninum.
TREATMENT: Treat with niclosamide (ni-KLOH-sa-mide), a worm-killing chemical
Treatment consists of taking mepacrine, niclosamide or dichlorophren and a purgative.
Participants with taeniasis were given a single oral dose of niclosamide with bisacodyl to assist in tapeworm elimination (additional methods are provided in the online Technical Appendix, http://wwwnc.
The pure essential oil showed activity against Monezia insheep comparable to niclosamide
Tapeworms, either with scolices or without scolices, were expelled from 24 persons with taeniasis after the persons received 2 g of niclosamide or 40 mg/kg of praziquantel and a purgative.
Bertiella studeri infection: resistance to niclosamide.
Canine-stool surveillance and use of arecoline continued until 1972, when it was combined with niclosamide treatment (administered every 6 weeks) and, in 1978, praziquantel.