• Albendazole

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Description
Albendazole is an antihelmenthic compound and is commonly used to treat parasitic worm infections including giardiasis, filariasis, hydatid disease, pinworm disease, ascariasis, and trichuriasis.
 

    CAS Number

    54965-21-8

    Molecular Formula

    C12H15N3O2S

    Molecular Weight

    265.33

    Mechanism of Action

    Albendazole targets intestinal cells of parasitic worms and inhibits the polymerization of tubulin into microtubules which causes a reduced uptake of glucose ultimately diminishing the worm's glycogen stores.

    Storage Conditions

    ≤30°C

    Spectrum

    Albendazole targets a broad range of flatworms and nematodes that are known to cause ascariasis, capillariasis, filariasis, and fasciolosis.

Specifications

    Appearance

    White or almost white powder

    Source

    Synthetic

    Assay

    98.0 - 102.0%

    Loss on Drying

    Not more than 0.5%

    Sulfated Ash

    Not more than 0.2%

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