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-methyl-2-[2-(2-thienyl)ethenyl]-, (E)-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Combantrin Compuesto (Pyrantel and Oxantel)
    Pfizer, Ecuador
  • Combantrin
    Infectopharm, Austria; Pfizer, Peru
  • Dolpac (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland
  • Dosalid (Pyrantel and Epsiprantel (veterinary use))
    Pfizer, Poland
  • Helmintox
    Innotech, Lithuania; Innotech, Tunisia; Innotech International, Vietnam; Laboratoire Innotech, Latvia
  • Nemocid
    Ipca, India
  • Pirantel Pamoato MK
    McKesson, Ecuador; MK, Colombia
  • Pirantel
    Farmindustria, Peru
  • Pirantelis
    Medana, Lithuania
  • Plerion (Pyrantel and Oxantel + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United Kingdom
  • Popantel F (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Jurox, Australia
  • Prazitel Plus (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Prowormer (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Pyrantel Polpharma
    Polpharma, Georgia; Polpharma, Latvia
  • Pyrantel
    Polpharma, Lithuania
  • 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
  • Adams (veterinary use)
    Farnam, United States
  • Allwormer (Pyrantel and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Troy Laboratories, Australia
  • All-Wormer Cats (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • AntelCat (veterinary use)
    Biokema, Switzerland
  • Antezole (Pyrantel and Oxantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Kyron, South Africa
  • Antezole (veterinary use)
    Kyron, South Africa
  • Anthel
    Alphapharm, Australia; Alphapharm, Taiwan
  • Anthelban (veterinary use)
    IVX, United States
  • Anthelmin
    Siza, Pakistan
  • Antielmintico Cavalli (veterinary use)
    Candioli, Italy
  • Antiverm (veterinary use)
    Drwalewskie Zaklady Przemyslu Bioweterynaryjnego, Poland
  • Ascarel
    Pfeiffer, United States
  • Ascatryl (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Véto-Centre, France
  • Banminth (veterinary use)
    Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer Animal Health, Switzerland; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands; Pfizer Animal Health, Norway; Pfizer Animal Health, United States; Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany; Pharmaxim, Sweden
  • Banminth plus (Pyrantel and Epsiprantel (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, Switzerland; Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany
  • Banminth plus Epsiprantel forte (Pyrantel and Epsiprantel (veterinary use))
    Pfizer, Austria
  • Banminth plus Epsiprantel mite (Pyrantel and Epsiprantel (veterinary use))
    Pfizer, Austria
  • Bayopet (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Bay-O-Pet Cats (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Bay-O-Pet Dogs (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Bifantrel
    Bifan, Colombia
  • Big Cat Wormer (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Blissworm
    Bliss, Pakistan
  • Bob Martin (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Cancare (veterinary use)
    Merial Ancare, New Zealand
  • Canex Puppy (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Australia; Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Canex (Pyrantel and Oxantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, Australia; Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand; Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Canex (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Finland
  • Canine Allwormer (Pyrantel and Oxantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Value Plus Animal Health Care, Australia
  • Catminth (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium; Pfizer Animal Health, Luxembourg
  • Cazitel (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom; 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 Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Cestem (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Ceva, Germany; Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Cobantril
    Interdelta, Switzerland
  • Combantrin
    Johnson & Johnson, New Zealand; McNeil, Canada; Pfizer, Bahrain; Pfizer, Colombia; Pfizer, Mexico; Pfizer, Philippines; Pfizer, Portugal; Pfizer, Venezuela; Pfizer Italia, Italy; Pfizer Pharma, Ethiopia; Sato Seiyaku, Japan; Teofarma, France
  • Dehinel Plus (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Krka, Poland
  • Delentin
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Dog Wormer (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Dog Wormer (veterinary use)
    Farnam, United States
  • Dogminth (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium; Pfizer Animal Health, Luxembourg
  • Dolpac (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Vetochas, Germany; Vetoquinol, Switzerland; Vetoquinol, France; Vetoquinol, Luxembourg; Vetoquinol UK Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Dosalid (Pyrantel and Epsiprantel (veterinary use))
    Farmasierra, Israel; Pfizer, Poland
  • Dronstop (Pyrantel and Febantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Santé Animale, France
  • Drontal Allwormer Cat (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Drontal Allwormer Dogs (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Drontal (Pyrantel and Febantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Bayer Animal Health, Luxembourg; Bayer Animal Health GmbH, Israel
  • Drontal (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer, Germany; Bayer Animal, New Zealand; Bayer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Bayer Animal Health, Luxembourg; Bayer Animal Health, Norway; Bayer Animal Health, Sweden; Bayer Animal Health, United States; Bayer Animal Health, South Africa; Bayer Animal Health GmbH, Israel; Bayer HealthCare, Poland; Bayer Santé Animale, France; Bayer Tiergesundheit, Austria; Orion, Finland; Provet, Switzerland
  • Drontal comp. vet. (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, Norway; Bayer Animal Health, Sweden
  • Drontal flavour Plus (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Provet, Switzerland
  • Drontal Junior (Pyrantel and Febantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer HealthCare, Poland
  • Drontal P (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Santé Animale, France
  • Drontal plus (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer, Germany; Bayer Animal, New Zealand; Bayer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Bayer Animal Health, Luxembourg; Bayer Animal Health, United States; Bayer Animal Health, South Africa; Bayer HealthCare, Poland; Bayer Tiergesundheit, Austria; Orion, Finland; Quvera, United Kingdom
  • Drontal Puppies (Pyrantel and Febantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Early Bird
    Mentholatum, Australia
  • Embotape (veterinary use)
    Bimeda, United Kingdom; Cross Vetpharm, Luxembourg; Cross Vetpharm Group Ltd, Israel
  • Equimax Elevation (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Ivermectin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Equiworm P (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm, Netherlands
  • Evict (veterinary use)
    Pegasus, United States
  • Exitel (Pyrantel and Febantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Exodus (veterinary use)
    Bimeda, United Kingdom; Cross Vetpharm Group, United States
  • Ezy-Dose Cats (Pyrantel and Epsiprantel (veterinary use))
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • Ezy-Dose Dogs (Pyrantel and Oxantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • Felex (Pyrantel and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, Australia
  • Finoxal
    Remo, Colombia
  • Fyrantel (veterinary use)
    CEVA Vetpharma, Sweden
  • Gelminthic (pediatric)
    Vonnace, Philippines
  • Guardian (Pyrantel and Ivermectin, + Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, Australia
  • Heartgard Plus (Pyrantel and Ivermectin (veterinary use))
    Merial, United States; Merial, South Africa; Merial Australia, Australia
  • Helmex
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • Helmintox
    Innotech, France; Innotech, Myanmar; Innotech, Romania; Innotech, Russian Federation; Innotech International, Ethiopia; Innothera, Georgia
  • Hippoparex (veterinary use)
    Serumber, Germany; WDT, Germany
  • Hippotwin (veterinary use)
    Caballo, Luxembourg; Caballo, Netherlands
  • Horseminth (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium; Pfizer Animal Health, Luxembourg
  • Intestinal All-Wormer Cats (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • Intestinal All-Wormer Dogs (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • Iverhart Max (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Ivermectin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, United States
  • Iverhart Plus (Pyrantel and Ivermectin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, United States
  • Jernadex (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Germany
  • Kontil
    Hüsnü Arsan, Turkey
  • Lassie (veterinary use)
    Pegasus, United States
  • Liqui-Vict (veterinary use)
    Happy Jack, United States
  • Lombriareu
    Areu, Spain
  • Mebex Plus (Pyrantel and Mebendazole)
    Cipla, India
  • Melphin
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Mirrix (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Finland
  • Nemex (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Italy; Pfizer Animal Health, United States; Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Nemocid
    Ipca Laboratories, Ethiopia; Ipca Laboratories Ltd., Russian Federation
  • Pamoato de Pirantel + Pamoato de Oxantel La Santé (Pyrantel and Oxantel)
    La Santé, Colombia
  • Pamoato de Pirantel Genfar
    Genfar, Ecuador; Genfar S.A., Colombia; Genfar S.A., Guatemala; Genfar S.A., Nicaragua; Genfar S.A., Panama
  • Pamoato de Pirantel La Santé
    La Santé, Colombia
  • Pamoato de Pirantel
    Elter - Medicamentos Genéricos, Venezuela; Genfar, Peru; Pentacoop, Colombia
  • Paraban (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Fenbendazole (veterinary use))
    Ceva Delvet, Australia
  • Paraban (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Ceva Delvet, Australia
  • Paragard (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Merial Australia, Australia
  • Paratak Plus (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Bomac, New Zealand; Bomac Animal Health, Australia
  • Paratex (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Scan Vet, Poland
  • Pin-X
    Effcon, United States
  • Pirantel Pamoato Genfar
    Genfar, Peru
  • Piraska
    Supra Ferbindo, Indonesia
  • Pirel
    Anglopharma, Colombia
  • Plerion (Pyrantel and Oxantel + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Germany; Intervet, France; Veterinaria, Switzerland
  • 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
  • Pratel (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health, Poland
  • Primex (veterinary use)
    First Priority, United States
  • Provid (veterinary use)
    Chanelle, Ireland
  • Pyrantel Pamoate
    Cypress, United States; Vista, United States
  • Pyrantel Pamoate (veterinary use)
    IVX, United States
  • Pyrantel Pamoato (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Italy
  • Pyrantel Paste (veterinary use)
    Albrecht, Germany; WDT, Germany
  • Pyrantel Sine
    Sine Pharm, China
  • Pyrantel
    Balkanpharma, Bulgaria; Marvel Lifescience, Russian Federation
  • Pyrantel (veterinary use)
    Alfasan, Netherlands; Vetos-Farma, Poland
  • Pyrantelum Medana
    Meda, Latvia
  • Pyrantelum
    Medana, Poland; Polpharma, Poland
  • Pyraquantal (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Ilium Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Pyratape (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm, United Kingdom; Intervet, Ireland
  • Quantrel (Pyrantel and Oxantel)
    Johnson & Johnson, Philippines
  • Reese's Pinworm Medicine
    Reese, United States
  • RFD (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United States
  • Runcid (veterinary use)
    CPPharma, Germany
  • Sepantel (veterinary use)
    Scanvet, Finland; Sogeval, France; Sogeval, Netherlands
  • Strantel (Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    CPPharma, Germany
  • Strategy (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, Italy; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands; Pfizer Animal Health, United States; Pfizer Santé Animale, France
  • Strongid-P (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Switzerland; Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Tamoa
    Biotech, Venezuela
  • Tri Heart (Pyrantel and Ivermectin (veterinary use))
    Heska, United States
  • Triantel (Pyrantel and Oxantel, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Intervet, South Africa
  • Trilombrin
    Farmasierra, Spain
  • Twinhip (veterinary use)
    N-vet, Sweden
  • Valucat (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Value Plus Animal Health Care, Australia
  • Verminal (veterinary use)
    Albrecht, Germany
  • Vet's Own (veterinary use)
    Pegasus, United States
  • Vetsense (veterinary use)
    CM Laboratories P/L, Australia
  • Welpan (Pyrantel and Febantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer, Germany; Bayer Animal Health, Norway; Bayer Animal Health, Sweden; Provet, Switzerland
  • 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
  • Wormexx (veterinary use)
    Virbac, United States
  • Wormpasta (veterinary use)
    Beaphar, Netherlands
  • Wormtabletten (veterinary use)
    Aesculaap, Netherlands
  • WormXPlus (Pyrantel and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Virbac, United States
  • Zeroworm (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Oxantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Zipyran Plus (Pyrantel and Praziquantel, + Febantel (veterinary use))
    Calier Polska, Poland
  • Ascatene (Pyrantel and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Véto-Centre, France
  • Ban A Worm (veterinary use)
    ADM Alliance Nutrition, United States; Wayne, United States
  • Ban D Wormer (veterinary use)
    ADM Alliance Nutrition, United States
  • Banminth (Pyrantel and Carbadox (veterinary use))
    Phibro Animal Health, United States
  • Banminth (Pyrantel and Lincomycin (veterinary use))
    Pharmacia & Upjohn vet, United States; Phibro Animal Health, United States
  • Banminth (Pyrantel and Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Phibro Animal Health, United States
  • Banminth (veterinary use)
    Furst McNess, United States; Pfizer Animal Health, United States; Phibro Animal Health, United States
  • Cadco (veterinary use)
    Triple F, United States
  • Check E Ton (veterinary use)
    Virbac, United States
  • Continuex (veterinary use)
    Farnam, United States
  • Custom Ban Wormer (veterinary use)
    Custom, United States
  • CW 48 (veterinary use)
    Farnam, United States
  • Foxverm (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland
  • INI Swine Ban Wormer (veterinary use)
    International Nutrition, United States
  • Lincomix (Pyrantel and Lincomycin (veterinary use))
    Pharmacia & Upjohn vet, United States; Phibro Animal Health, United States
  • Mecadox (Pyrantel and Carbadox (veterinary use))
    Phibro Animal Health, United States
  • Purina (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, United States
  • Pyrantesan (veterinary use)
    Drwalewskie Zaklady Przemyslu Bioweterynaryjnego, Poland
  • Pyrantverm (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland
  • Q.T. Ban Tech (veterinary use)
    Quali Tech, United States
  • Strongid (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United States
  • Super Swine Wormer (veterinary use)
    Seeco, United States
  • Swine Guard BN (veterinary use)
    Southern, United States
  • Swine Wormer B (veterinary use)
    Furst McNess, United States
  • Tylan (Pyrantel and Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Phibro Animal Health, United States
  • Worm Ban (veterinary use)
    Provimi North America, United States

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OSOfficial Synonym
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