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Compound Summary for: CID 708857

Pyrantel

Also known as: Pyrequan; Strongid; 15686-83-6; Pirantele [DCIT]; Pyrantel [INN:BAN]; Pirantel [INN-Spanish]; Pyrantelum [INN-Latin]; UNII-4QIH0N49E7
Molecular Formula: C11H14N2S   Molecular Weight: 206.30726   InChIKey: YSAUAVHXTIETRK-AATRIKPKSA-N
A depolarizing neuromuscular-blocking agent, that causes persistent nicotinic activation resulting in spastic paralysis of susceptible nematodes. It is a drug of second-choice after benzimidazoles for treatment of ascariasis, hookworm, and pinworm infections, being effective after a single dose. (From Smith and Reynard, Textbook of Pharmacology, 1992, p920)   From: MeSH
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