Levamisole is a Medicine belongs to Antihelminthic Drugs group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 156   Edition : 37,

  ►   Brandname : Ergamisol, Levomol, Vermisol, Vizole

  ►  Strength : Tablet with   ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 156   Edition : 37,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 155   Edition : 37,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Hookworm infection or for mixed ascariasis- hookworm infections Oral 2.5 mg/kg Tablet Dose: Given as single dose.
2 Ascariasis Oral 2.5 mg/kg Tablet Dose: Given as single dose.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 155   Edition : 37,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Ascariasis Oral 2.5 mg/kg Tablet
2 Hookworm infections Oral 2.5 mg/kg Tablet
3 Mixed ascariasis-hookworm infections Oral 2.5 mg/kg Tablet

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 155   Edition : 37,
►  Side Effect : nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, Dizziness, headache, hypersensitivity reactions, fever, flu-like syndrome, arthralgia, muscle pain, Skin rashes, cutaneous vasculitis, insomnia, convulsion, agranulocytosis, leucopenia, thrombocytopenia, gastrointestinal disturbance, abnormal taste in the mouth,
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►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Levamisole is with Alcohol,  Warfarin , Phenytoin ,
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  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  Levamisole can produce a disulfiram-like reaction with alcohol. For an increase in the activity of warfarin when given with levamisole and fluorouracil. For increased phenytoin concentrations when given with levamisole and fluorouracil.,
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►  Contraindication : blood disorders, Patients given levamisole with fluorouracil should undergo appropriate monitoring of haematological and hepatic function,
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  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Levamisole hydrochloride is the active laevo-isomer of tetramisole hydrochloride. Levamisole is active against intestinal nematode worms and appears to act by paralysing susceptible worms which are subsequently eliminated from the intestines.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 155   Edition : 37,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication Dietry Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   Hepatic (Metabolism), Renal, Faecal,
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►    Plasma Half-life :
  Min value :-   3 hours,    Max value :-   4 hours,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 155   Edition : 37,

►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   1.5 hours,    Max value :-   2 hours,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 155   Edition : 37,