oa Central African Journal of Medicine - A new anthelminthic-comhantrin (Pyrantel Pamoate)

Volume 19, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



The literature on pyrantel pamoate (Cornbantrin) a new anthelminthic, is reviewed. pyrantel pamoate (Combantrin) given in a single dose is highly effective against roundworm and threadworm and effective against hookworm infestations, in which it appears to be the drug of choice. Toxic effects, apart from occasional transient abdominal colic, are alrnost non�exestent. The drug does not stain.

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