Bunamidine

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Bunamidine is an anthelmintic drug used for treatment of cestodes.

This drug is indicated for treatment of Spirometra spp, Mesocestoides spp, Taenia spp and Diphyllobothrium spp[1]. It has less efficacy with other cestodes compared with praziquantel.

Recommended dose rate in dogs is 20 - 50 mg/kg given orally after 3 hr fast.

References

  1. Georgi JR (1987) Tapeworms. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 17(6):1285-1305