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Levasol is a vermifuge indicated for ascariasis and ankylostoma infestation. Internal parasites that can be treated effectively by levamisole are endemic
Product Molecule
Levasol tablets
Levamisole
Indications
Ascariasis, ankylostomiasis, mixed ascariasis (Hookworm) infestations.
Pharmacological Class
Imidazothiazole derivative
Pharmacological Properties
Vermifuge
Mechanism Of Action
It works by paralyzing susceptible intestinal worms which are then excreted from the intestines. Levamisole also enhances cellular immune responses in humans.
Side Effects
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, dizziness and headache. Fever, influenza-like syndrome, arthralgia, muscle pain, rash, taste disturbances and cutaneous vasculitis.
Contraindications
Pre-existing blood disorders; pregnancy and lactation; rheumatoid arthritis; severe renal impairment
Observations
The product is also an immune stimulant and can be prescribed in case of aphthous stomatitis, labial herpes and other repeated infections of the respiratory airways. In young children, the tablets should be crushed and absorbed with a little food

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