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Dosing Niclosamide for a Patient with an Intestinal Cestode (Tapeworm) Infection

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Clinical Pharmacology
Gastroenterology

Objective:

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Description:

Niclosamide kills the scolex and proximal segments of intestinal cestodes (tapeworms). It acts by inhibiting oxidative phosphorylation in the mitochondria.

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