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  • n. A synthetic imidazothiazole derivative whose hydrochloride is used as an antibiotic.


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  • The EU drug experts are particularly worried about the health effects of levamisole, which is usually used to treat worms in cattle, and phenacetin, a painkiller that could cause kidney disease.

    UK tops European cocaine league table

  • Both side effects have been seen in clinical studies of levamisole, which is used in humans to treat cancer and autoimmune disorders.

    Reason Magazine

  • "For some reason, this drug called levamisole keeps popping up," Zhu says. Top Stories

  • Recently, a batch of cocaine containing a hog dewormer known as levamisole made 10 people seriously ill in southwestern B.C. Site Feed

  • The medication called levamisole has killed at least three people in the U.S. and Canada and sickened more than 100 others. stories: News

  • The department Thursday issued an alert aimed at drug-treatment facilities and users to warn about risks associated with the animal drug, called levamisole, which can wipe out white blood cells in humans.

    The Seattle Times

  • In the past, drugs used in an attempt to treat chronic HBV infection included corticosteroids, Phyllanthus amarus a plant derivative used in ancient Indian medicine for centuries, and an “immunopotentiator” called levamisole, which was prescribed to stimulate the body’s immune response.


  • Federal agents have found that 69 percent of cocaine shipments seized entering the United States contain levamisole, a veterinary drug linked to serious weakening of the immune system in humans.

    Archive 2009-12-20

  • Individual cases can be treated with levamisole applied into the eye or by using any of the injectable anthelmintics according to the manufacturers instructions.

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  • - Generally more expensive than mebendazole and levamisole.

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