imidazothiazoles

imidazothiazoles

a group of broad-spectrum anthelmintics including butamisole and levamisole.
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The use of chemical anthelmintics is as old as the 1950s when 1st generation broad spectrum anthelmintics including phenothiazine and piperazine were produced after that with the passage of time more advanced and effective anthelmintics evolved as in 1960s containing 2nd generation anthelmintics like imidazothiazoles, benzimidazoles, pro benzimidazoles and tetra-hydro-pyrimidines were produced while in the 1980s a 3rd generation broad spectrum anthelmintics including macrocyclic lactones (Avermectins) have been produced which are still functional and being used by the veterinarians and livestock producers either in the form of injectable or drenching the animals like sheep, goat and cattle etc.
Ostertagia, Trichostrongylus and Cooperia species against Benzimidazoles, imidazothiazoles and macrocyclic lactones while Fasciola hepatica against benzimidazoles.