tetramisole

tetramisole

a mixture of dextro- and levo isomers used as an anthelmintic. It is effective with a broad spectrum but a narrow safety margin; it has been superseded by the isomer levamisole. Signs of toxicity include lip-licking, salivation, head shaking, tremor, excitement.
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Comparative Efficacy of Albendazole, Tetramisole and Ivermectin against Gastrointestinal Nematodes in Naturally Infected Goats in Ziway, Oromia Regional State (Southern Ethiopia).
Tetramisole was identified in urine and serum both at admission and on day 2.
The disciplinary panel's punishment of pounds 2,000, after the discovery of tetramisole in Glitzy D'Ocala's system following his victory at Chepstow in April, was double the entry-point fine for a breach of rule (C)53.
The anthelmintic activity of L- tetramisole against Ascardia galli and capillaria obsignata in the fowl.
Drug dealers are mixing pure cocaine with tetramisole to make it go further.
The report added, "Samples taken from the three horses all revealed traces of tetramisole, a banned substance.
The gelding was tested after landing the Willoughby Median Auction Stakes back in April and the prohibited substance tetramisole was discovered in his urine.
That was the message yesterday from Tim Morris, the BHA's director of equine science and welfare, as he discussed several instances of horses testing positive for pemoline, which is performanceenhancing, or tetramisole, administered as a supposed pickme-up.
THE increased use of tetramisole to dilute cocaine reveals a drug trade that is under pressure, Soca believes.
In other hearings, Putney Bridge, winner of a selling hurdle at Ludlow on February 24, was disqualified and his trainer Keith Goldworthy fined pounds 1,000 after the post-race test revealed traces of the banned substance tetramisole.