Medicine :   
Niclosamide is a Medicine belongs to Antihelminthic Drugs group whose properties about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 159   Edition : 37,

  ►   Brandname : Yomesan

  ►  Doseform : Tablet with   ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 159   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 : 159   Edition : 37,

  ►  Indication/uses : Beef or fish tapeworm infection, Pork tapeworm infection, Dwarf-tapeworm infections,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 159   Edition : 37,
Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


► Niclosamide medicine for Adults :

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Pork tapeworm infection Oral 2 gm Tablet Dose: Given after a light breakfast
2 Beef or fish tapeworm infection Oral 2 gm Tablet Dose: Divided with 1 gm taken after breakfast and 1 gm an hour later
3 Dwarf-tapeworm infections Oral 2 gm Tablet Dose: given on the first day followed by 1 g daily for 6 days.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 159   Edition : 37,




For Pediatric :
S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage   Additional Info  
1 Tape Worm infections 2 Year 6 Year
2 Tape Worm infections 2 Year
3 Tape Worm infections 6 Year

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 159   Edition : 37,
►  Side Effect : Gastrointestinal disturbances, lightheadedness, pruritus,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 159   Edition : 37,

►  Interaction : NA

►  Contraindication : pregnancy,
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 943   Edition : 12,
  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  ,
Ref :-   Book :    Page :    Edition : ,


  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Adult worms (but not ova) are rapidly killed, presumably due to inhibition of oxidative phosphorylation or stimulation of ATPase activity.,
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 942   Edition : 12,
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Dietary Products that produce same effect as  Niclosamide






►   Route of Elimination :   NA


►    Plasma Half-life :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA