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  • n. A teniacide that is especially effective against cestodes that infect humans, also used as a piscicide.


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  • However, the standard molluscicide niclosamide has five times higher toxicity in 24 hours (LC50 = 12 mg) than garlic (55 mg).

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  • Praziquantel is effective in treating most types of tapeworms, but is more expensive than niclosamide.

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  • Treatment: Take niclosamide (Yomesan), or praziquantel.

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  • The 4% niclosamide ethanolamine salt powder can be applied in the field without water supply as the surrogate of the current widely used 50% niclosamide ethanolamine salt wettable powder.

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  • Literature was searched from three Chinese databases, i.e. Chinese Biomedical Database, VIP Database and Wanfang Database, on field mollusciciding trials of niclosamide in China (from January 1, 1990 to April 1, 2010).

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  • Molluscicidal effects on reduction of snail population of the 50% or 4% niclosamide formulations in field trial were evaluated 3 days, 7 days or 15 days post-application.

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  • We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the molluscicidal effects of the currently recommended 50% niclosamide ethanolamine salt wettable powder and a new 4% niclosamide ethanolamine salt powder developed by Chinese researchers.

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  • But some colon cancer patients, for example, have a Wnt pathway that is overactivated and may benefit from the "quieting" effects of niclosamide, which blocks the receptor in the Wnt pathway. - latest science and technology news stories

  • The effective compound, niclosamide, is currently approved for use against tapeworm infection. - latest science and technology news stories

  • "The paper provides a rationale for clinicians to investigate using niclosamide for a new purpose," Dr. Chen said. - latest science and technology news stories


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