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niclosamideParasitology A salicylanilide that kills snails that harbor Schistosoma; internally it is an effective anthelmintic See Schistosomiasis.
niclosamideA 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.
n an anthelmintic agent that acts against pinworms and most tapeworms by inhibiting oxidative phosphorylation in the mitochondria.
a nitrosalicylanilide anthelmintic effective against tapeworms in all species except Echinococcus granulosus and Dipylidium caninum in dogs. Has some activity against paramphistomes in ruminants.