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Comparison of Piperazine and Tetramisole in Treatment of Ascariasis

Br Med J 1968; 4 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.4.5623.93 (Published 12 October 1968) Cite this as: Br Med J 1968;4:93
  1. H. C. Seftel,
  2. H. J. Heinz

    Abstract

    Tetramisole, a new synthetic anthelmintic, was compared with piperazine in the treatment of ascariasis in African children. Of 100 children receiving tetramisole 94 were cured, and of 100 given piperazine 85 were cured (0.05>P>0.02). Tetramisole was free of side-effects.