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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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We will now take our findings to the next level by evaluating the ability of Niclosamide to treat Parkinson's disease in disease models.
saginata, the number of illnesses may be underestimated because the decrease might also be explained by a shift of treatment from niclosamide to praziquantel for this infection over the past decade in France.
For example, emricasan prevents cell death, and niclosamide and the nine CDK inhibitors stop the virus's replication.
For example, he says, although niclosamide can safely treat parasites in the human gastrointestinal tract, scientists have not yet determined if the drug can even penetrate the central nervous system of adults or a fetus inside a carrier's womb to treat the brain cells targeted by Zika.
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8 People's Hospital said that tapeworm infestations can be treated with drugs like Praziquantel and Niclosamide.
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Supply of 30 tons niclosamide insecticide to combat bilharz shells at aquatic paths.
11) Niclosamide is also effective against dipylidiasis, although it may not be readily available in the United States.
urprisingly, the researchers discovered that niclosamide inhibits the beta catenin-driven expression of the S100A4/metastasin gene, both in the cell culture and in mice.
He further revealed that commercial and herbal medicine are very effective by using 2 grams betel nut and one caplet of piperazine plus niclosamide in deworming native chicken but using betel nut is more economical.
1) Treatment includes the administration of niclosamide or praziquantel.