Benzimidazole

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Benzimidazoles are a parasiticide used in canine medicine for treatment of intestinal parasites.

Benzimidazoles are a large chemical family used to treat nematode, trematode and, to a degree, cestode infections in dogs.

However, with the widespread development of resistance and the availability of more efficient and easier to administer compounds such as ivermectins has seen their use decrease since the 1990s.

Varieties of benzimidazoles include: