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Pyrantel

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

In the US, Pyrantel (pyrantel systemic) is a member of the drug class anthelmintics and is used to treat Ascariasis, Enterobiasis, Hookworm Infection - Necator or Ancylostoma, Moniliformis Infection, Pinworm Infection - Enterobius vermicularis and Trichostrongylosis.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

P02CC01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0015686-83-6

Chemical Formula

C11-H14-N2-S

Molecular Weight

206

Therapeutic Category

Anthelmintic agent

Chemical Name

Pyrimidine, 1,4,5,6-tetrahydro-1-metyl-2-[2-(2-tienyl)etenyl]-, (E)-

Foreign Names

  • Pyrantelum (Latin)
  • Pyrantel (German)
  • Pyrantel (French)
  • Pirantel (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Anthelmin Plus (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Krka vet, Netherlands
  • Banminth (veterinary use)
    Holland Animal Care, Netherlands
  • Bantel
    Thai Nakorn Patana, Thailand
  • Combantrin
    Pfizer, Peru
  • Combantrin Compuesto (Pyrantel and Oxantel)
    Pfizer, Ecuador
  • Dolpac (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, Netherlands; Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland; Vetoquinol Ireland, Ireland
  • Dosalid (Pyrantel and Epsiprantel (veterinary use))
    Pfizer, Poland
  • Helmintox
    Innotech, Lithuania; Innotech International, Latvia; Innothera, Georgia; Innothera, Tunisia
  • Nemocid
    IPCA, India
  • Pirantel Pamoato MK
    MK, Colombia; MK, Ecuador
  • Pirantelis Medana
    Medana, Lithuania
  • Popantel F (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Jurox, Australia
  • Pyrantel
    Oxford Laboratories, Russian Federation; Polpharma, Lithuania
  • Pyrantel Polpharma
    Polpharma, Latvia
  • Pyrantelum Medana
    Medana, Vietnam
  • Pyrantelum Polpharma
    Polpharma, Poland
  • Pyrapam
    General Drugs House, Thailand
  • Quantrel (Pyrantel and Oxantel)
    Pfizer, Colombia; Pfizer, Peru
  • Vikazid (Pyrantel and Mebendazole)
    Aversi, Georgia
  • X-Spectra (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Zipyran Plus (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Laboratorios Calier, SA, United Kingdom
  • Allwormer (Pyrantel and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Troy Laboratories, Australia
  • All-Wormer (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • Antezole (Pyrantel and Oxantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Kyron, South Africa
  • Antezole (veterinary use)
    Kyron, South Africa
  • Anthel
    Alphapharm, Taiwan
  • Anthelmex (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Lavet, Netherlands
  • Anthelmin
    Siza, Pakistan
  • Anthelmin Plus (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Krka, United Kingdom
  • Antielmintico Cavalli (veterinary use)
    Candioli, Italy
  • Ascatryl (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Véto-Centre, France
  • Banminth (veterinary use)
    Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany; Pharmaxim, Sweden; Zoetis, Switzerland; Zoetis Finland Oy, Norway
  • Banminth plus (Pyrantel and Epsiprantel (veterinary use))
    Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany; Zoetis, Switzerland
  • Banminth plus Epsiprantel forte (Pyrantel and Epsiprantel (veterinary use))
    Pfizer, Austria
  • Banminth plus Epsiprantel mite (Pyrantel and Epsiprantel (veterinary use))
    Pfizer, Austria
  • Bayer Cat Wormer (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, Ireland
  • Bay-O-Pet (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Bayopet (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Bay-O-Pet (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Bifantrel
    Incobra, Colombia
  • Blissworm
    Bliss, Pakistan
  • Bob Martin (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Bob Martin 3in1 (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Canex (Pyrantel and Oxantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand; Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa; Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • Canex (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Finland
  • Canex Puppy (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand; Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • Canine Allwormer (Pyrantel and Oxantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Value Plus Animal Health Care Products, Australia
  • Canitel Plus (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, Italy
  • Cardotek-30 Plus (Pyrantel and Ivermectin (veterinary use))
    Merial, Italy
  • Catminth (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium
  • Cazitel (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • Cazitel (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Chanelle, Ireland
  • Cazitel Plus (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Chanelle, Ireland; Chanelle, Netherlands; Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom; Chanelle Pharmaceuticals, Belgium; Pfizer Animal Health, Finland; Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany
  • Cestal Cat (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Lavet, Israel; Lavet Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Cestal Plus (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Fenbendazole (veterinary use))
    Lavet, Israel; Lavet Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Cestem (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Ceva, Austria; Ceva, Belgium; Ceva, Germany; Ceva, France; Ceva, Italy; Ceva, Netherlands; Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Cestem (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Ceva, Netherlands
  • Cobantril
    Interdelta, Switzerland
  • Combantrin
    Infectopharm, Austria; Johnson & Johnson, New Zealand; Johnson & Johnson, Philippines; McNeilConsumer Healthcare, Canada; Pfizer, Colombia; Pfizer, Portugal; Pfizer, Venezuela; Pfizer Italia, Italy; Sato Seiyaku, Japan; Teofarma, France
  • Dehinel Plus (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Krka, Poland
  • Delentin
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Dinelix Plus (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    C&H Generics, United Kingdom
  • Dogminth (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium
  • Dolpac (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Vetcare, Finland; Vetochas, Germany; Vetoquinol, Austria; Vetoquinol, Belgium; Vetoquinol, Switzerland; Vetoquinol, France; Vetoquinol, Israel; Vetoquinol UK Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Dosalid (Pyrantel and Epsiprantel (veterinary use))
    Pfizer, Poland
  • Dronstop (Pyrantel and Febantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Santé Animale, France
  • Drontal (Pyrantel and Febantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Drontal (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer, Austria; Bayer, Germany; Bayer, Italy; Bayer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Bayer Animal Health, Norway; Bayer Animal Health, Sweden; Bayer Animal Health, South Africa; Bayer Animal Health GmbH, Israel; Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand; Bayer Santé Animale, France; Orion Pharma Animal Health, Finland; Provet, Switzerland
  • Drontal Allwormer (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Drontal Allwormer (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Drontal Cat (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal, Netherlands; Bayer Animal Health, Belgium; Bayer Animal Health, Ireland
  • Drontal comp (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, Norway; Bayer Animal Health, Sweden; Orion Pharma Animal Health, Finland
  • Drontal comp forte (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, Norway; Bayer Animal Health, Sweden
  • Drontal cucciolo (Pyrantel and Febantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer, Italy
  • Drontal flavour Plus (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Provet, Switzerland
  • Drontal for Dogs (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal, Netherlands; Bayer Animal Health, Belgium; Bayer Animal Health, South Africa; Wirtz, Netherlands
  • Drontal Junior (Pyrantel and Febantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer, Austria
  • Drontal P (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Santé Animale, France
  • Drontal plus (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer, Austria; Bayer, Germany; Bayer, Italy; Bayer Animal Health, Ireland; Bayer Animal Health GmbH, Israel; Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Drontal Plus XL (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer, Austria
  • Drontal Puppies (Pyrantel and Febantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal, Netherlands; Bayer Animal Health, Belgium; Bayer Animal Health, Ireland; Bayer Animal Health GmbH, Israel
  • Dualid (Pyrantel and Oxantel)
    Biotech, Venezuela
  • Easimax Plus (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Embotape (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm, United Kingdom; Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland; Cross Vetpharm Group Ltd, Israel
  • Endogard Plus (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    KRKA, Belgium; KRKA, United Kingdom; KRKA, Ireland; KRKA, Netherlands; Virbac, Germany
  • Equimax Elevation (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Ivermectin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Equiworm P (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm, Netherlands
  • Exitel (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Chanelle, Ireland
  • Exitel Plus (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Chanelle, Ireland; Chanelle, Netherlands; Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom; ICF, Italy
  • Exodus (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm, United Kingdom; Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Extrontel Plus (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    C&H Generics, United Kingdom
  • Ezy-Dose (Pyrantel and Epsiprantel (veterinary use))
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • Ezy-Dose (Pyrantel and Oxantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • Felex (Pyrantel and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, Italy; Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • Filarive (Pyrantel and Ivermectin, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Italy
  • Finoxal
    Remo, Colombia
  • Fyrantel (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, Sweden
  • Gelminthic (pediatric)
    Vonnace, Philippines
  • Guardian (Pyrantel and Ivermectin, + Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    MSD Animal Health, Australia
  • Heartgard Plus (Pyrantel and Ivermectin (veterinary use))
    Merial, South Africa; Merial Australia, Australia
  • Helmex
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • Helmintox
    Innotech, France; Innotech, Romania; Innotech, Russian Federation
  • Helmintrel (Pyrantel and Oxantel)
    Biochem, Colombia
  • Helmintyc (Pyrantel and Oxantel)
    Etyc, Colombia
  • Hippoparex (veterinary use)
    Serumwerk Bernburg, Germany; WDT, Germany
  • Hippotwin (veterinary use)
    Le Vet, Netherlands
  • Horseminth (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium
  • Intestinal All-Wormer (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • Intestinal All-Wormer (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • Jernadex (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Germany
  • Kontil
    Hüsnü Arsan, Turkey
  • Lombriareu
    Areu, Spain
  • Mansonil All Worm (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal, Netherlands
  • Mansonil All Worm (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal, Netherlands
  • Melphin
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Milaxyn Plus (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Chanelle, Ireland
  • Mirrix (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Finland
  • Nematel
    Virbac, Norway
  • Nematel P (veterinary use)
    AST, Netherlands; Le Vet, Austria; Le Vet Beheer, Ireland
  • Nemex (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Italy; Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Nemex Plus (Pyrantel and Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, Italy
  • Nemex POP (Pyrantel and Oxatel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, Italy
  • Pamoato de Pirantel + Pamoato de Oxantel La Santé (Pyrantel and Oxantel)
    La Santé, Colombia
  • Pamoato de Pirantel Genfar
    Genfar S.A., Colombia; Genfar S.A., Guatemala; Genfar S.A., Honduras
  • Pamox
    Procaps, Colombia
  • Pamoxpen (Pyrantel and Oxantel)
    Coaspharma, Colombia
  • Paraban (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Fenbendazole (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, Australia
  • Paragard (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Merial Australia, Australia
  • Paratak Plus (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia; Bomac, New Zealand
  • Paratex (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Scan Vet, Poland
  • Pegasol (veterinary use)
    Cipla Vet, South Africa
  • Pirantel Pamoato
    Farmindustria, Peru
  • Pirantel Pamoato Genfar
    Genfar, Peru
  • Pirantel Pamoato La Santé
    La Santé, Colombia
  • Pirantel Pamoato Memphis
    Memphis, Colombia
  • Pirantel Pamoato Ophalac
    Ophalac, Colombia
  • Pirel
    Anglopharma, Colombia
  • Plerion (Pyrantel and Oxantel + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Austria; Intervet, Germany; Intervet, United Kingdom; Intervet, Italy; Intervet, Netherlands; Intervet Ireland, Ireland; MSD Animal Health, Switzerland; MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • Polyverpat (Pyrantel and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Omega Pharma France vet., France
  • Popantel (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Jurox, Australia
  • Popantel (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Jurox, Australia
  • Popantel F (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Jurox, New Zealand
  • Pratel (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health, Poland
  • Prazical (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, France
  • Prazical Plus (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Chanelle, Ireland
  • Prazitel (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Chanelle, Ireland
  • Prazitel Plus (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Chanelle, Ireland; Chanelle, Netherlands; Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom; Chanelle Pharmaceuticals, Austria; Chanelle Pharmaceuticals, Belgium; Esteve, Italy; Scanvet, Finland
  • Propantelm (Pyrantel and Oxantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Fatro, Italy
  • Pro-Tel (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Ceva Sante Animal, Ireland
  • Prowormer (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Pyrantel (veterinary use)
    Alfasan, Netherlands; Vetos-Farma, Poland
  • Pyrantel Paste (veterinary use)
    Albrecht, Germany; WDT, Germany
  • Pyrantel Polpharma
    Polpharma, Georgia
  • Pyrantel Sine
    Sine Pharm, China
  • Pyrantelum Medana
    Medana, Latvia; Medana Pharma, Poland
  • Pyraquantal (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Ilium Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Pyratape (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm, United Kingdom
  • Pyteldon
    Acdhon, Thailand
  • Quantilex (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    C&H Generics, United Kingdom
  • Quantrel (Pyrantel and Oxantel)
    Johnson & Johnson, Philippines
  • Rofectan (Pyrantel and Febantel, +Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    C&H Generics, United Kingdom
  • Runcid (veterinary use)
    CPPharma, Germany
  • Strantel (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Chanelle, Ireland; Omnidea, Sweden
  • Strantel Plus (Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Chanelle, Ireland; CPPharma, Germany
  • Strategy-T (Pyrantel and Oxfendazole (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Strike (veterinary use)
    Acme, Italy
  • Strongid (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Finland; Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Pfizer Animal Health, Ireland; Pfizer Animal Health, Italy; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands; Zoetis, France
  • Strongid-P (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Zoetis, Switzerland
  • Triantel (Pyrantel and Oxantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Intervet Schering Plough, South Africa
  • Triantelm (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Italy
  • Trilombrin
    Farmasierra, Spain
  • Trivexan (Pyrantel and Mebendazole)
    Mecosin, Indonesia
  • Triworm-C (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Cipla Vet, South Africa
  • Triworm-D (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Cipla Vet, South Africa
  • Twinhip (veterinary use)
    Vetcare, Finland
  • Upixon
    Bayer Healthcare, Indonesia
  • Valucat (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Value Plus Animal Health Care Products, Australia
  • Veloxa (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Lavet Pharmaceuticals, Ireland
  • Verminal (veterinary use)
    Albrecht, Germany
  • Vetsense Wormguard (veterinary use)
    CM Laboratories P/L, Australia
  • Voxical Plus (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Chanelle, Ireland
  • Welpan (Pyrantel and Febantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer, Germany; Bayer Animal Health, Norway; Bayer Animal Health, Sweden; Provet, Switzerland; Orion Pharma Animal Health, Finland
  • Worm Ban (veterinary use)
    Troy Laboratories, Australia
  • Worm Free (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Ranvet, Australia
  • Wormex (Pyrantel and Oxantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Troy Laboratories, Australia
  • Wormpasta (veterinary use)
    Beaphar, Netherlands
  • Wormtabletten (veterinary use)
    Aesculaap, Netherlands
  • Zeroworm (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Zipyran Plus (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Calier Polska, Poland; Laboratorios Calier, Netherlands
  • Ascatene (Pyrantel and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Véto-Centre, France
  • Foxverm (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland
  • Pyrantesan (veterinary use)
    Drwalewskie Zaklady Przemyslu Bioweterynaryjnego, Poland
  • Pyrantverm (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland

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OSOfficial Synonym
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USANUnited States Adopted Name

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