Buxol - Used for: Treating certain tapeworm infections.
Buxol is an anthelmintic. It works by killing sensitive parasites.
Pharmacology: Inhibitory effect on tubulin polymerization, resulting in loss of cytoplasmic microtubules.
Indication: Treatment of parenchymal neurocysticercosis due to active lesions caused by larval forms of pork tapeworm, Taenia solium ; treatment of cystic hydatid disease of the liver, lung, and peritoneum caused by larval forms of dog tapeworm, Echinococcus granulosus.
For the treatment of single and mixed intestinal nematode infections, including ascariasis, enterobiasis, hookworm, strongyloidiasis, trichuriasis, capillariasis, gnathostomiasis, trichostrongyliasis, tissue nematode infections, cutaneous larva migrans, toxocariasis, ancylostoma caninum, gongylonemiasis, and trichinosis; in combination with other anthelmintics in the management of the filarial nematode infection lymphatic filariasis; for microsporidial intestinal infections in patients with AIDS.
Buxol is an anthelmintic (an-thel-MIN-tik) or anti-worm medication. It prevents newly hatched insect larvae (worms) from growing or multiplying in your body.
Buxol is used to treat certain infections caused by worms such as pork tapeworm and dog tapeworm.
Buxol may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Buxol is a broad-spectrum anthelmintic. The principal mode of action for Buxol is by its inhibitory effect on tubulin polymerization which results in the loss of cytoplasmic microtubules.
Buxol is an anthelmintic or anti-worm medication. It prevents newly hatched insect larvae (worms) from growing or multiplying in the body. It is effective (first line of treatment) against: Flatworms Flukes/trematodes Tapeworm/cestodes Echinococcosis Nematodes Hookworms Roundworms Whipworms Threadworms or pinworms In Africa Buxol (donated by GlaxosmithKline)is being used to treat lymphatic filariasis as part of efforts to stop transmission of the disease. In sub- Saharan Africa, Buxol in used in conjunction with ivermectin, and elsewhere in the world, the medicine is used in combination with diethylcarbamazine. In Brazil and another countries is used against giardiasis.
Buxol is used to treat parasitic infections and worm infections such as those caused by threadworms, tapeworms, whipworms, roundworms, pinworms and hookworms.
This medicine is indicated for the treatment of the following infections:NeurocysticercosisThis medicine is indicated for the treatment of parenchymal neurocysticercosis due to active lesions caused by larval forms of the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium. Hydatid DiseaseThis medicine is indicated for the treatment of cystic hydatid disease of the liver, lung, and peritoneum, caused by the larval form of the dog tapeworm, Echinococcus granulosus