Product Name   :    Febantel
Therapeuric Category   :    Anthelmintic
EDMF/CTD   :    -
CEP   :    *
USDMF   :    -
Molecular Weight    :    446.477 g/ mol
446.477 g/ mol
Molecular Formula   :    C20H22N4O6S
Trade Name   :    Anthelmex
Originator   :    Bayer
CAS NO   :    58306-30-2
Febantel is a broad-spectrum antiparasitic active ingredient used in veterinarymedicine in pets and livestock against internal parasites (roundworms, tapeworms). It is not used against agricultural and household pests. It belongs to the chemical class of the pro-benzimidazoles.
Febantel is a broad spectrum anthelmintic effective against roundworms and,depending on the dose also against some tapeworms (e.g. Moniezia spp) as well. It is ineffectice against flukes (e.g. Fasciola hepatica adults) at the usual therapeutic dose. It is completele ineefective against external parasites. Oral administration is the rule. It is used abundantly in pets (mostly in tablets, pills,etc. or oral suspensions) often mixed with other anthelmintics. Usage in livetoskc is more modest (often in feed additives).