Caparsolate

Caparsolate

a proprietary name for thiacetarsamide sodium.
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The use of Caparsolate gave rise to the sentiment that the cure for heartworm was arguably as bad as the disease itself; side effects were common and dramatic, and the drug wasn't even that effective--it killed all the adult heartworms in less than half of the dogs treated with it.
Sockness telt that the elderly (10-year-old) Tibetan Spaniel wasn't a prime candidate for the conventional treatment (which, at that time, was Caparsolate, which caused more side effects than lmmiticide).
Immiticide (melarsomine) has a much lower risk of complications than its historical predecessor, another arsenic compound called Caparsolate (thiacetarsemide sodium).