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The orally bioavailable hydrochloride salt of the synthetic imidazothiazole derivative levamisole with anthelminthic and immunostimulating activities. In immunosuppressed states, levamisole may restore immune function by: 1) stimulating antibody formation, 2) stimulating T-cell activation and proliferation, 3) potentiatiating monocyte and macrophage phagocytosis and chemotaxis and 4) increasing neutrophil mobility, adherence, and chemotaxis. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
|US brand name:||Ergamisol|
|Foreign brand names:||Ascaridil |
|Code names:||ICI-59623 |
|Chemical structure:||(-)-( S)-2,3,5, 6-tetrahydro-6-phenylimidazo [2,1-b] thiazole monohydrochloride|