Levamisole

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Levamisole (levamisole systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antineoplastics and is used to treat Cancer and Rheumatoid Arthritis.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

P02CE01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0014769-73-4

Chemical Formula

C11-H12-N2-S

Molecular Weight

204

Therapeutic Category

Anthelmintic agent

Chemical Name

Imidazo[2,1-b]thiazole, 2,3,5,6-tetrahydro-6-phenyl-, (S)-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Levamisole (OS: BAN)
  • Lévamisole (OS: DCF)
  • Levamisolo (OS: DCIT)
  • RP 20605 (IS)
  • Levamisol für Tiere (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Levamisole (PH: BP vet. 2011)
  • Levamisole for veterinary use (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Lévamisole pour usage vétérinaire (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Levamisolum ad usum veterinarium (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Levamisole Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • NSC 177023 (IS)
  • R 12564 (IS)
  • Lévamisole (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Levamisole hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Levamisole Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Levamisolhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Levamisoli hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • EINECS 250-920-3 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Alpha2 (Levamisole andAbamectin (veterinary use))
    Merial Ancare, New Zealand
  • Antiworm
    Wilshire, Pakistan
  • Biotrex
    Bio-Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Chemisole (veterinary use)
    Chemifarma, Italy
  • Crede Mintic Roxilev (Levamisole and Rafoxanide (veterinary use))
    Experto Vet, South Africa
  • Decaris
    Gedeon Richter, Georgia; Gedeon Richter, Lithuania; Janssen, Hong Kong
  • Decas
    Shou Chan, Taiwan
  • Demisole
    New Chemical, Taiwan
  • Detrax
    Unique Pharmaceuticals, Ethiopia
  • Dewormis
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Eclipse (Levamisole andAbamectin (veterinary use))
    Merial Ancare, New Zealand
  • Hai Mi Ke (Levamisole and Mebendazole)
    Zhaohui, China
  • Ketmax
    Li Taka Pharmaceuticals, Ethiopia
  • Ketrax
    AstraZeneca, Ethiopia
  • Levamex
    Unibios Laboratories, Ethiopia
  • Levamisol Spot On (veterinary use)
    Aesculaap, Netherlands; CPPharma, Germany
  • Levamisole (veterinary use)
    Chemifarma, Italy; Virbac, Australia
  • Levipor (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Lévisole (veterinary use)
    Qalian, France
  • Levomol
    Cipla, India
  • Levoral (veterinary use)
    Dutch Farm Veterinary, Netherlands
  • Limex (veterinary use)
    Hofman-Lieve, Netherlands
  • L-Ripercol (veterinary use)
    Janssen Animal Health, Netherlands; Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V., Luxembourg
  • L-Spartakon (veterinary use)
    Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V., Luxembourg
  • Némisol (veterinary use)
    Coophavet, France
  • Neo Kentax
    Flamingo Pharmacueticals, Ethiopia
  • Nilverm (veterinary use)
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • Niratil (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Austria; Virbac, Germany; Virbac, France
  • Ripercol (veterinary use)
    Janssen Animal Health, Ireland; Lundbeck, Denmark
  • Sitraks
    Sanofi-Aventis, Turkey
  • Sykes Big L (veterinary use)
    Sykes Vet International, Australia
  • Totalon (veterinary use)
    Schering-Plough Animal Health, United States
  • Tramisol (veterinary use)
    Fort Dodge Animale Health, United States
  • Unipor (veterinary use)
    Bayer Animal, New Zealand
  • Vermizoo (veterinary use)
    Sineiro C.I. - Comércio International de Biocidas, Lda., Portugal
  • Vetsense (veterinary use)
    CM Laboratories P/L, Australia
  • Vetverm (Levamisole and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Ibercare Lda., Portugal
  • A.A. Leva (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Netherlands
  • Active
    Eng City, Taiwan
  • Agra-Col (veterinary use)
    Vee-Service, Netherlands
  • All-Round Wormkorrels (veterinary use)
    Schippers, Netherlands
  • Almifarma
    Vetem Spa, Kenya
  • Ambex (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Bomac, New Zealand; Bomac Animal Health, Australia
  • Amos Leva Korrel (veterinary use)
    Kommer, Netherlands
  • Anthelminticide (veterinary use)
    Laboratoires Biové, France
  • Apharmasol (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Netherlands
  • Aquaverm (veterinary use)
    Casa dos Cereais, Portugal
  • Arrest (Levamisole and Albendazole (veterinary use))
    Merial Ancare, New Zealand
  • Ascaridil
    Janssen, Brazil
  • Ascarilen (veterinary use)
    Teknofarma, Italy
  • Avitrol Plus (Levamisole and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Mavlab, Australia
  • Biaminthic (veterinary use)
    Laboratoires Biové, France
  • C.C. Ver (veterinary use)
    Laboratoires Moureau, France
  • Capizol (veterinary use)
    Virbac, France
  • Carbasan (veterinary use)
    Dutch Farm Veterinary, Netherlands
  • Centaur Diworm (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Ceva Leval (Levamisole and Albendazole (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, South Africa
  • Chanaverm (veterinary use)
    Chanelle, Ireland; Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Chronomintic (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Switzerland; Virbac, Austria; Virbac, France; Virbac, Luxembourg; Virbac, Netherlands
  • Citarin (veterinary use)
    Bayer Sanità Animale, Italy
  • Combi (Levamisole and Albendazole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health Australasia, Australia
  • Combimax (Levamisole and Fenbendazole (veterinary use))
    Bomac Animal Health, Australia
  • Combination (Levamisole and Fenbendazole (veterinary use))
    Western Stock Distributors, Australia
  • Combinex (Levamisole and Triclabendazole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Combo (Levamisole and Fenbendazole (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Concurat L (veterinary use)
    Bayer, Germany
  • Dairy Drench (Levamisole and Oxyclozanide (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Decaris
    Gedeon Richter, Georgia; Gedeon Richter, Hungary; Gedeon Richter, Latvia; Gedeon Richter, Romania; Gedeon Richter, Russian Federation; Janssen, Taiwan
  • Downland (Levamisole and Oxyclozanide (veterinary use))
    Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Downland (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Duell (Levamisole and Albendazole (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal, New Zealand
  • Duocare (Levamisole and Fenbendazole, + Selenium (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Duphalevasole (veterinary use)
    Interchem, Ireland
  • Elmifarma (veterinary use)
    Vetem, Italy
  • Endex (Levamisole and Triclabendazole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health, Austria; Novartis Animal Health, South Africa; Novartis Tiergesundheit, Switzerland
  • Endo+Lint (Levamisole and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • Endotape (Levamisole and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Eradiworm (Levamisole and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Afrivet, South Africa
  • Etrax
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Fido's Closasole (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Mavlab, Australia
  • First Drench (Levamisole and Praziquantel, + Albendazole (veterinary use))
    Merial Ancare, New Zealand
  • First Drench (Levamisole and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Gelminthe (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Omega Pharma France vet., France
  • Imena (Levamisole and Oxyclozanide (veterinary use))
    Intervet, France
  • Ivecide (veterinary use)
    Coophavet, France
  • Leva Oraal (veterinary use)
    Dopharma, Netherlands
  • Levacide (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, Netherlands; Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Levacol (veterinary use)
    Eurovet, Netherlands
  • Levafas (Levamisole and Oxyclozanide (veterinary use))
    Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Levam
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Levamax (veterinary use)
    Chevita, Austria
  • Levamintic (veterinary use)
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • Levamisol 10 (veterinary use)
    Provet, Switzerland
  • Levamisol (veterinary use)
    CPPharma, Germany; Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland
  • Levamisole Hydrochloride (veterinary use)
    IVX, United States; Kela, Belgium
  • Levamisole (veterinary use)
    Allfarm Animal Health, Australia; CCD Animal Health & Nutrition, Australia; Dopharma, Netherlands; Eurovet, Netherlands; Kela, Belgium; V.M.D, Poland; Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland; Virbac, Australia; Western Stock Distributors, Australia
  • Lévamisole (veterinary use)
    Qalian, France; Virbac, France
  • Levamisole-Guilin Pharm
    Guilin, China
  • Levamisolo (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Italy
  • Lévanol (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Levasole (veterinary use)
    Qalian, France; Schering-Plough Animal Health, United States
  • Levasure (veterinary use)
    Animax Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Levazol
    Shyh Dar, Taiwan
  • Leviben (Levamisole and Albendazole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Levicare (veterinary use)
    Merial Ancare, New Zealand
  • Levicon (veterinary use)
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Levimax (veterinary use)
    Bomac Animal Health, Australia
  • Levisan (Levamisole and Oxyclozanide (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Lévisole (veterinary use)
    Qalian, France
  • Levitape (Levamisole andPraziquantel (veterinary use))
    Ancare, United Kingdom; Merial Ancare, New Zealand
  • Levosol (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Italy
  • Lewamisan (veterinary use)
    Drwalewskie Zaklady Przemyslu Bioweterynaryjnego, Poland
  • Lewamisol (veterinary use)
    Drwalewskie Zaklady Przemyslu Bioweterynaryjnego, Poland
  • Lewamizol (veterinary use)
    Drwalewskie Zaklady Przemyslu Bioweterynaryjnego, Poland
  • Lobiavers (veterinary use)
    Sogeval, France
  • Matrix (Levamisole and Abamectin, + Oxfendazole (veterinary use))
    Merial Ancare, New Zealand
  • Meglum
    Bagó, Argentina
  • Nem A Fluke (Levamisole and Oxyclozanide (veterinary use))
    Intervet, South Africa
  • Nem A Rid (Levamisole and Rafoxanide (veterinary use))
    Intervet, South Africa
  • Nemasol (veterinary use)
    Intervet, South Africa
  • Nematovet-10 (veterinary use)
    Animedic, Germany
  • Némisol (veterinary use)
    Coophavet, France
  • Neotrax
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Nilverm (veterinary use)
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia; Serumber, Germany
  • Nilzan (Levamisole and Oxyclozanide (veterinary use))
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • Niratil (veterinary use)
    Virbac, France
  • NuCombo (Levamisole and Fenbendazole (veterinary use))
    Merial Australia, Australia
  • Parsifal (Levamisole and Triclabendazole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Santé Animale, France
  • Polystrongle (veterinary use)
    Coophavet, France
  • Polyvermyl (veterinary use)
    Laboratoires Biové, France
  • Prodose Red (veterinary use)
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Prohibit (veterinary use)
    Agri Laboratories, United States
  • Q Drench (Levamisole and Closantel, + Albendazole, + Abamectin (veterinary use))
    Jurox, Australia; Jurox, New Zealand
  • Rametin (Levamisole and Naftalofos, + Fenbendazole (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Ripercol L Piperazine (Levamisole and Piperazine (veterinary use))
    Fort Dodge Animale Health, United States
  • Ripercol L (veterinary use)
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa; Fort Dodge Animale Health, United States
  • Ripercol (veterinary use)
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia; Janssen Animal Health, Germany; Janssen-Cilag Ltd, United Kingdom; Lundbeck, Denmark
  • Scanda (Levamisole and Oxfendazole (veterinary use))
    Intervet / Schering-Plough Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Spectril (Levamisole and Oxyclozanide (veterinary use))
    Intervet, France
  • Stromiten (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, France; Vetoquinol, Luxembourg
  • Switch (Levamisole and Abamectin (veterinary use))
    Merial Ancare, New Zealand
  • Switch (Levamisole and Fenbendazole, + Sodium Selenate (veterinary use))
    Ancare Australia, Australia
  • Sykes Big L (veterinary use)
    Sykes Vet International, Australia
  • Tabernil (veterinary use)
    Divasa Farmavic de Portugal, Lda, Portugal
  • Tenaver (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Drwalewskie Zaklady Przemyslu Bioweterynaryjnego, Poland
  • Teniverm (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Laboratoires Moureau, France
  • Thelmizole (veterinary use)
    Virbac, France
  • Tramisol (Levamisole and Rafoxanide (veterinary use))
    Afrivet, South Africa
  • Tramisol (veterinary use)
    Afrivet, South Africa; Fort Dodge Animale Health, United States; Schering-Plough Animal Health, United States
  • Tramizan (Levamisole and Oxyclozanide (veterinary use))
    Afrivet, South Africa
  • Vermicom
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Vermifuge (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Omega Pharma France vet., France
  • Vermisol (veterinary use)
    Biofaktor, Poland
  • Wormbolus Levamisol (veterinary use)
    Dutch Farm Veterinary, Netherlands
  • Wormkorrels Levamisole (veterinary use)
    A.A.-Vet, Netherlands; Dutch Farm Veterinary, Netherlands
  • Levamisole Phosphate (veterinary use)
    Agri Laboratories, United States
  • Levasole (veterinary use)
    Schering-Plough Animal Health, United States
  • Ripercol L (veterinary use)
    Fort Dodge Animale Health, United States
  • Tramisol (veterinary use)
    Fort Dodge Animale Health, United States
  • Tramisol (Levamisole and Famphur (veterinary use))
    Schering-Plough Animal Health, United States
  • Tramisol (veterinary use)
    Fort Dodge Animale Health, United States

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BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
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ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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