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Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences, 2020, 1(1); doi: 10.25236/AJMHS.2020.010109.

An effective parasitic agent---oxamniquine


Peijia Hong

Corresponding Author:
Peijia Hong

Abbey College Cambridge, CB2 8EB, Cambridge, UK


Oxamniquine, with the brand name Vansil, is a medication used to treat schistosomiasis, the worldwide parasitic disease. This report includes the history, the structure, the synthesis and development, the side effects and the contribution of oxamniquine.


Oxamniquine, Schistosoma mansoni infection, schistosomes, schistosomal enzyme, epileptiform convulsions

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Peijia Hong. An effective parasitic agent---oxamniquine. Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences (2020) Vol. 1, Issue 1: 54-59. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJMHS.2020.010109.


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