thiabendazolemedical dictionary

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2-substituted benzimidazole first introduced in 1962. It is active against a variety of nematodes and is the drug of choice for strongyloidiasis. It has CNS side effects and hepatototoxic potential.

Pharmacological action: antinematodal agent.

Chemical name: 1H-Benzimidazole, 2-(4-thiazolyl)-

(12 Dec 1998)