Flubendazole belongs to a class of drugs called anthelmintic (antiparasitic).
It is used in veterinary for a treatment of parasitic and worm infections in animals, mainly dogs, cats and fish.
BHM Chemicals is a supplier of Ph. Eur. quality Flubendazole suitable for use in veterinary preparations.
Minimum order quantity: 25kg
Flubendazole is a synthetic anthelmintic compound that has been utilized in the medical and veterinary fields to combat parasitic infections. With its potent properties and therapeutic potential, flubendazole has proven to be a valuable tool in the fight against parasitic diseases.
Flubendazole is an organic compound characterized by several important properties that contribute to its effectiveness against parasitic infections:
Broad-Spectrum Anthelmintic: Flubendazole is known for its broad-spectrum activity against various parasitic worms, including nematodes and cestodes. It interferes with the metabolism and energy production of these parasites.
Low Solubility: Flubendazole's limited solubility in water contributes to its controlled release within the gastrointestinal tract, enhancing its efficacy against intestinal parasites.
Well-Tolerated: Flubendazole is generally well-tolerated by both humans and animals when administered at appropriate doses, with minimal side effects.
Potential Anticancer Activity: Recent studies have explored the potential of flubendazole as an anticancer agent, showing promising results in inhibiting the growth of cancer cells.
Treatment of Intestinal Worm Infections: Flubendazole is primarily employed in the medical field for the treatment of intestinal worm infections caused by various parasitic species, including pinworms, roundworms, and tapeworms.
Veterinary Medicine: Flubendazole is widely used in veterinary medicine to treat parasitic infections in livestock and pets, helping to improve animal health and prevent economic losses in the livestock industry.
Investigational Anticancer Agent: Recent research has explored the potential of flubendazole as an anticancer agent. Preclinical studies have shown promising results in inhibiting the growth of cancer cells, although further research is needed.
Investigational Treatment for Other Diseases: Flubendazole is currently being investigated for its potential use in treating various diseases beyond parasitic infections, including neurodegenerative disorders.
Effective Treatment for Parasitic Infections: Flubendazole is highly effective in treating parasitic worm infections in humans and animals, helping to alleviate symptoms and reduce the burden of these diseases.
Potential Anticancer Activity: Preliminary research suggests that flubendazole may have anticancer properties, inhibiting the growth of cancer cells. This potential benefit could open new avenues for cancer treatment.
Investigational Treatment for Neurodegenerative Disorders: Ongoing studies are exploring the use of flubendazole in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders, offering hope for potential therapies in the future.
Flubendazole, with its broad-spectrum anthelmintic properties, has proven to be a valuable tool in the treatment of parasitic infections in both humans and animals. Additionally, ongoing research has unveiled the compound's potential as an anticancer agent and its investigational role in treating neurodegenerative disorders. While further studies are needed to fully harness these benefits, flubendazole's role in addressing parasitic diseases remains critical in improving global health and animal well-being. As science advances, it is likely that new therapeutic applications for flubendazole will continue to emerge, expanding its reach in the field of medicine.
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Loss on drying
Impurity A (methyl [5-[4-(formylamino)benzoyl]-1H-benzimidazol-2-yl]carbamate)
Impurity B (2-amino-1H-benzimidazol-5-yl)(4-fluorophenyl)methanone)
Impurity C ((4-fluorophenyl)(2-hydroxy-1H-benzimidazol-5-yl)methanone)
Impurity D ((1H-benzimidazol-5-yl)(4-fluorophenyl)methanone)
Impurity E (methyl [5-(2-fluorobenzoyl)-1H-benzimidazol-2-yl]carbamate)
Impurity F (methyl [5-(4-fluorobenzoyl)-1-methyl-1H-benzimidazol-2-yl]carbamate)
Impurity G (methyl [5-[4-(1-methylethoxy)benzoyl]-1H-benzimidazol-2-yl]carbamate)
Any other impurity with a relative retention between 1.2 and 1.3
White or almost white powder. Practically insoluble in water, in alcohol and in methylene chloride. It shows polymorphism.
99.0% to 101.0% (dried substance)
Conforms to Ph. Eur. tests
Not more than 0.5%
Not more than 0.1%
Keep container tightly closed in a cool and dry place and protected from light. Protect from contamination by foreign substances.