• Ivermectin packaged and labeled.

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Description

Ivermectin is an insoluble broad spectrum anti-parasitic drug.

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    CAS Number

    70288-86-7

    Molecular Formula

    C48H74O14

    Molecular Weight

    875.10

    Mechanism of Action

    The mechanism of action is not well described but some speculate ivermectin targets nematode neurotransmitters leading to paralysis and death. Alternatively, ivermectin has shown to reduce secretion of parasitic proteins which help the parasite evade the host immune system and as a result, the immune system is thought to be responsible for eliminating the parasite.

    Storage Conditions

    2-8°C

    Tariff Code

    2941.90.5000

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    White or yellowish-white Crystalline powder

    Source

    Semi-synthetic

    Water Content (Karl Fisher)

    ≤1.0%

    Melting Point

    155 °C

    Optical Rotation

    -17° to -20°

    Assay

    (On Dried Basis): 95.0-102.2%

References

    References

    Crump, Andy, and Et Al. "Ivermectin, ‘Wonder Drug’ from Japan: The Human Use Perspective." Proceedings of the Japan Academy, Series B Physical and Biological Sciences 87.2 (2011): 13-28. www.ncbi.gov. 10 Feb. 2011. Web. 31 Aug. 2012.

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