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Formerly used as an anthelmintic; increases immune responses and is used adjunctively with fluorouracil to improve response and suppress recurrence.
levamisoleOncology A broad-spectrum anthelmintic that stimulates immune function, enhancing hypersensitivity; it has been used with 5-FU to ↑ Pt survival in advanced colorectal and other CAs Adverse effects N&V, diarrhea, rash, flu-like Sx. See Unproven methods for cancer management Parasitology An l- form of tetramisole, which is most commonly used anthelmintic for roundworm, hookworm, Strongyloidesinfections.
Drug that increases immune responses; used adjunctively with fluorouracil to improve response and suppress recurrence.