Bephenium hydroxynaphthoate

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Bephenium hydroxynaphthoate
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Clinical data
Pregnancy
category
  • Undefined
Routes of
administration
Oral
ATC code P02CX02 (WHO)
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability <1%
Excretion Renal (negligible)
Identifiers
CAS Number 7181-73-9 N
3818-50-6 (hydroxynaphtoate)
PubChem (CID) 19667
ChemSpider 18524 YesY
UNII 47RU9546DX N
ChEMBL CHEMBL1673148 N
ECHA InfoCard 100.027.770
Chemical and physical data
Formula C17H22NO+
Molar mass 256.36 g/mol
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image
 NYesY (what is this?)  (verify)

Bephenium hydroxynaphthoate (INN, trade names Alcopara, Alcopar, Befenium, Debefenium, Francin, Nemex) is an anthelmintic agent formerly used in the treatment of hookworm infections and ascariasis.[1][2]

Bephenium is not FDA-approved and is not available in the United States.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sweetman S, ed. (2009). Martindale: The complete drug reference (36th ed.). London: Pharmaceutical Press. p. 143. ISBN 978-0-85369-840-1. 
  2. ^ Jayewardene G, Ismail MM, Wijayaratnam Y (July 1960). "Bephenium hydroxynaphthoate in treatment of ascariasis". Br Med J. 2 (5194): 268–71. doi:10.1136/bmj.2.5194.268. PMC 2097409Freely accessible. PMID 14406934. 
  3. ^ Pham PA (March 19, 2009). "Bephenium hydroxynaphthoate". Point-of-Care Information Technology ABX Guide. Johns Hopkins University.  Retrieved on March 25, 2011.