Mebendazole

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Mebendazole is a synthetic benzimidazole that has efficacy against intestinal roundworms in dogs.

This drug has shown efficacy against Ancylostoma spp[1], Toxocara spp, Trichuris spp[2].

Mebendazole has been largely replaced by macrocyclic lactones and is rarely used in canine medicine.

References

  1. Genchi C et al (1990) Field trials of the anthelmintic efficacy of nitroscanate and mebendazole in dogs. Vet Rec 126(4):77-80
  2. Miró G et al (2007) Survey of intestinal parasites in stray dogs in the Madrid area and comparison of the efficacy of three anthelmintics in naturally infected dogs. Parasitol Res 100(2):317-320