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Pharmacological particulars
Pharmacotherapeutic group: Anthelmintics, Imidazothiazoles
ATC Vet Code: QP52AE51
Pharmacodynamic properties
Levamisole is an imidazothiazole that acts by interfering with parasite nerve transmission causing muscular paralysis. It is effective against adult and immature gastrointestinal roundworm and lungworm infections. Oxyclozanide is a salicylanilide, which is mainly active against adult liver flukes. It is distributed to the liver, kidney and intestines and is excreted in the bile.