The pharmacology of halogenated salicylanilides and their anthelmintic use in animals.

  title={The pharmacology of halogenated salicylanilides and their anthelmintic use in animals.},
  author={Gerry E Swan},
  journal={Journal of the South African Veterinary Association},
  volume={70 2},
  • Gerry E Swan
  • Published 1999 in
    Journal of the South African Veterinary…
The halogenated salicylanilides are a large group of compounds developed mainly for their antiparasitic activity in animals. Several halogenated salicylanilides with potent antiparasitic activity have been synthesised of which only closantel, niclosamide, oxyclozanide, rafoxanide and resorantel are commercially available. Closantel and rafoxanide, which represent the most important drugs in the group, are used extensively for the control of Haemonchus spp. and Fasciola spp. infestations in… CONTINUE READING


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