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Niclosamide
Essential medicine status
General description
Niclosamide is an oral medication used to treat tapeworm infestations such as diphyllobothriasis, hymenolepiasis, and taeniasis.
INN
Niclosamide
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Diphyllobothriasis
Added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Hymenolepiasis
Therapeutic equivalent for
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Recommendations
Section
Intestinal anthelminthics
  • Oral > Solid: 500 mg tablet (chewable)