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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 Colorectal Cancer.

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]tiazole, 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. 8)
  • Levamisole (PH: BP vet. 2015)
  • Levamisole for veterinary use (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Lévamisole pour usage vétérinaire (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Levamisolum ad usum veterinarium (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Levamisole Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • NSC 177023 (IS)
  • R 12564 (IS)
  • Lévamisole (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Levamisole hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Levamisole Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Levamisolhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Levamisoli hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • EINECS 250-920-3 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Antiworm
    Wilshire, Pakistan
  • Biotrex
    Bio-Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Chemisole 2.5% (veterinary use)
    Chemifarma, Italy
  • Chemisole 20% (veterinary use)
    Chemifarma, Italy
  • Chemisole 30% PX (veterinary use)
    Chemifarma, Italy
  • Decaris
    Gedeon Richter, Georgia; Gedeon Richter, Lithuania; Janssen, Hong Kong
  • Decas
    Shou Chan, Taiwan
  • Demisole
    New Chemical, Taiwan
  • Dewormis
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Duphalevasole (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, Ireland
  • Eclipse (Levamisole andAbamectin (veterinary use))
    Merial Australia, Australia
  • Eclipse for Cattle (Levamisole and Abamectin (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Hai Mi Ke (Levamisole and Mebendazole)
    Zhaohui, China
  • I-Pulse 100-120KG (Levamisole and Abamectin (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • I-Pulse 120-150KG (Levamisole and Abamectin (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • I-Pulse 150-200KG (Levamisole and Abamectin (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • I-Pulse 200-250KG (Levamisole and Abamectin (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Katrex
    Kahira, Egypt
  • Levamisol Spot On (veterinary use)
    Aesculaap, Netherlands; CPPharma, Germany; Serumber, Germany
  • Levamisole 30% Chemifarma (veterinary use)
    Chemifarma, Italy
  • Levamisole eipico
    Eipico, Egypt
  • Levamisole Sterop
    LENIS, Slovenia
  • Levamisole Virbac (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Australia
  • Levapharm (veterinary use)
    Chem-Pharm, Ireland
  • Levoral (veterinary use)
    Feramed, Netherlands
  • Levovermax kutan (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Switzerland
  • LV Combination (Levamisole and Fenbendazole (veterinary use))
    Western Stock Distributors, Australia
  • Nemarox (Levamisole and Rafoxanide (veterinary use))
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • Némisol (veterinary use)
    Coophavet, France
  • Niratil (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Austria; Virbac, France
  • Outlaw (Levamisole and Abamectin (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Oxfen C Plus (Levamisole and Oxfendazole, + Selenium (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Saturn for Cattle (Levamisole and Abamectin (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Sitraks
    Sanofi-Aventis, Turkey
  • Sykes Big L (veterinary use)
    Sykes Vet International, Australia
  • Totalon (veterinary use)
    Intervet, United States
  • Tramisol (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • Trinex (Levamisole and Triclabendazolde (veterinary use))
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • Vetsense Kilverm (veterinary use)
    CM Laboratories P/L, Australia
  • Wormine
    Uni Pharma, Egypt
  • A.A. Leva (veterinary use)
    A.A.-Vet, Netherlands
  • Active
    Eng City, Taiwan
  • Alliance (Levamisole and Abamectin, + Oxfendazole (veterinary use))
    MSD, New Zealand
  • Almifarma
    Vetem Spa, Kenya
  • Ambex (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Amos Leva Korrel (veterinary use)
    Kommer, Netherlands
  • Anthelminticide 15% (veterinary use)
    Laboratoires Biové, France
  • Apharmasol (veterinary use)
    A.A.-Vet, Netherlands
  • Arrest (Levamisole and Albendazole (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Arrest (Levamisole and Fenbendazol (veterinary use))
    Ancare Ireland, Ireland
  • Ascaridil
    Janssen, Brazil
  • Ascarilen (veterinary use)
    Teknofarma, Italy
  • Atenas (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Fatro, Italy
  • Avitrol Plus (Levamisole and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Mavlab, Australia
  • Biaminthic 5% (veterinary use)
    Laboratoires Biové, France
  • C.C. Ver (veterinary use)
    Laboratoires Moureau, France
  • Capizol (veterinary use)
    Virbac, France
  • Carbasan (veterinary use)
    A.A.-Vet, Netherlands
  • Centaur Diworm (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Bayer AH, South Africa
  • Chan Broad Spec (Levamisole and Rafoxanide (veterinary use))
    Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, Ireland
  • Chanaverm (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Chanaverm Plus (Levamisole and Cobalt (veterinary use))
    Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, Ireland
  • Chronomintic (veterinary use)
    Virbac, France; Virbac, Switzerland
  • Chronomintic retard (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Austria
  • Combimax (Levamisole and Fenbendazole (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Combination (Levamisole and Fenbendazole (veterinary use))
    Western Stock Distributors, Australia
  • Combinex (Levamisole and Triclabendazole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Combizole (Levamisole and Fenbendazole (veterinary use))
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Combo (Levamisole and Fenbendazole (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Concurat L 10% (veterinary use)
    Bayer, Germany
  • Converge (Levamisole and Abamectin, + Cobalt, + Sodium selenate (veterinary use))
    MSD, New Zealand
  • Decaris
    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 Cattle (Levamisole and Albendazole (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Duocare (Levamisole and Fenbendazole, + Selenium (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Endex (Levamisole and Triclabendazole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health, Ireland; Novartis Animal Health, Netherlands; Novartis Animal Health, South Africa
  • Endex 19.5% (Levamisole and Triclabendazole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Tiergesundheit, Switzerland
  • Endex 8.75% (Levamisole and Triclabendazole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Tiergesundheit, Switzerland
  • Endo+Lint (Levamisole and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • Endotape (Levamisole and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer AH, South Africa
  • Eradiworm (Levamisole and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Afrivet, South Africa
  • Etrax
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Fasinex Super (Levamisole and Triclabendazole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health, Ireland
  • Fido's Closasole (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Mavlab, Australia
  • First Drench (Levamisole and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Gelminthe (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Omega Pharma France vet., France
  • Imena-L (Levamisole and Oxyclozanide (veterinary use))
    MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • Ivecide (veterinary use)
    Coophavet, France
  • Leva Oraal (veterinary use)
    Dopharma Veterinaire Farmaca, Netherlands
  • Levacide (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, Netherlands; Norbrook Laboratoires Ltd., Israel; Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom; Norbrook Laboratories, Ireland
  • Levafas (Levamisole and Oxyclozanide (veterinary use))
    Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom; Norbrook Laboratories, Ireland
  • Levafluke (Levamisole and Rafoxanide (veterinary use))
    Biochem Ltd., Ireland
  • Leval (Levamisole and Albendazole (veterinary use))
    Ceva AH, South Africa
  • Levam
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • LevaMed (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, United States
  • Levamintic (veterinary use)
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • Levamisol (veterinary use)
    CPPharma, Germany; Serumber, Germany; Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland
  • Levamisol 10 (veterinary use)
    Provet, Switzerland
  • Levamisol Arena
    Arena, Romania
  • Levamisole (veterinary use)
    Eurovet Animal Health, Netherlands; V.M.D, Poland; Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland
  • Lévamisole 5% Virbac (veterinary use)
    Virbac, France
  • Levamisole Allfarm (veterinary use)
    Allfarm Animal Health, Australia
  • Levamisole CCD (veterinary use)
    CCD Animal Health, Australia
  • Levamisole Gold (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Australia
  • Levamisole Hydrochloride 80% Kela (veterinary use)
    Kela, Belgium
  • Levamisole Hydrochloride Chanelle (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Levamisole Hydrochloride Cross (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, United States
  • Levamisole Intervet (veterinary use)
    Intervet, United States
  • Levamisole Kela (veterinary use)
    Kela, Belgium
  • Levamisole WSD (veterinary use)
    Western Stock Distributors, Australia
  • Levamisole-Guilin Pharm
    Guilin, China
  • Levamisolo 20% Intervet (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Italy
  • Levasole (veterinary use)
    Intervet, United States; Qalian, France
  • Levasure (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Levaveto 75% (veterinary use)
    V.M.D, Belgium
  • Levazol
    Shyh Dar, Taiwan
  • Levicare (veterinary use)
    Ancare Ireland, Ireland
  • Levicon (veterinary use)
    Bayer AH, South Africa
  • Levimax (veterinary use)
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Levisan (Levamisole and Oxyclozanide (veterinary use))
    Bayer AH, South Africa
  • Lévisole (veterinary use)
    Qalian, France
  • Levitape (Levamisole andPraziquantel (veterinary use))
    Merial, United Kingdom
  • Lewamisan (veterinary use)
    Drwalewskie Zaklady Przemyslu Bioweterynaryjnego, Poland
  • Lewamisol (veterinary use)
    Drwalewskie Zaklady Przemyslu Bioweterynaryjnego, Poland
  • Lewamizol (veterinary use)
    Drwalewskie Zaklady Przemyslu Bioweterynaryjnego, Poland
  • LV Levamisole (veterinary use)
    Western Stock Distributors, Australia
  • Matrix for Sheep (Levamisole and Abamectin, + Oxfendazole (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Nem A Fluke (Levamisole and Oxyclozanide (veterinary use))
    Intervet SA MSD, South Africa
  • Nem A Rid (Levamisole and Rafoxanide (veterinary use))
    Intervet SA MSD, South Africa
  • Némisol (veterinary use)
    Coophavet, France
  • Neotrax
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Nilverm (veterinary use)
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • Nilverm nova (veterinary use)
    Serumber, Germany
  • Nilzan (Levamisole and Oxyclozanide (veterinary use))
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • Niratil (veterinary use)
    Virbac, France
  • No Worm CLN (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Bridgefarma, Netherlands
  • NuCombo (Levamisole and Fenbendazole (veterinary use))
    Merial Australia, Australia
  • Pamizole-L (veterinary use)
    Fatro, Italy
  • Parsifal (Levamisole and Triclabendazole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Santé Animale, France
  • Pharmazanc (Levamisole and Oxyclozanide (veterinary use))
    Chem-Pharm, Ireland
  • Polystrongle (veterinary use)
    Coophavet, France
  • Polyvermyl (veterinary use)
    Laboratoires Biové, France
  • Prodose (veterinary use)
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Prohibit (veterinary use)
    Agri Laboratories, United States
  • Pyrimide 3-Way Combination for Sheep (Levamisole and Abamectin, + Albendazole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Q Drench (Levamisole and Closantel, + Albendazole, + Abamectin (veterinary use))
    Jurox, Australia
  • Q-Drench Multi-Combination for Sheep (Levamisole and Albendazole, + Closantel, + Abamectin (veterinary use))
    Jurox, New Zealand
  • Quadrosol (veterinary use)
    Prodivet, Belgium
  • Rafazole (Levamisole and Rafoxanide (veterinary use))
    Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, Ireland
  • Rametin (Levamisole and Naftalofos, + Fenbendazole (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Ripercol (veterinary use)
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • Ripercol L (veterinary use)
    Bayer AH, South Africa; Zoetis, United States
  • Ripercol L Piperazine (Levamisole and Piperazine (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Scanda (Levamisole and Oxfendazole (veterinary use))
    MSD, New Zealand
  • Stromiten (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Switch (Levamisole and Fenbendazole, + Sodium Selenate (veterinary use))
    Ancare Australia, Australia
  • Switch for Sheep (Levamisole and Abamectin (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Sykes Big L (veterinary use)
    Sykes Vet International, Australia
  • Tenaver (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Drwalewskie Zaklady Przemyslu Bioweterynaryjnego, Poland
  • Teniverm (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Laboratoires Moureau, France
  • Thelmizole 20% (veterinary use)
    Virbac, France
  • Toloxan (Levamisole and Oxyclozanide (veterinary use))
    Ati, Italy
  • Tramisol (Levamisole and Rafoxanide (veterinary use))
    Afrivet, South Africa
  • Tramisol (veterinary use)
    Afrivet, South Africa; Intervet, United States; Zoetis, United States
  • Tramizan (Levamisole and Oxyclozanide (veterinary use))
    Afrivet, South Africa
  • Triazole (Levamisole and Rafoxanide (veterinary use))
    PharVet, Ireland
  • Troika Combination for Sheep (Levamisole and Abamectin, + Albendazole (veterinary use))
    Jurox, New Zealand
  • Univet Multidose Fluke and Worm Drench (Levamisole and Rafoxanide (veterinary use))
    Univet, Ireland
  • Vermicom
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Vermifuge Clément Chats (Levamisole and Niclosamid (veterinary use))
    Omega Pharma France vet., France
  • Verminil CLN (Levamisole and Niclosamide (veterinary use))
    Emax, Netherlands
  • Vermisol (veterinary use)
    Biofaktor, Poland
  • Vermisole (veterinary use)
    Bimeda Animal Health, Ireland
  • Wormbolus Levamisol (veterinary use)
    Feramed, Netherlands
  • Wormkorrels Levamisole (veterinary use)
    A.A.-Vet, Netherlands; Feramed, Netherlands
  • Eclipse E (Levamisole and Eprinomectin (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Edge Combination (Levamisole and Doramectin (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Levamisole Phosphate Agri (veterinary use)
    Agri Laboratories, United States
  • Levasole (veterinary use)
    Intervet, United States
  • Ripercol L (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • Tramisol (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • Tramisol-X-Tra (Levamisole and Famphur (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States

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