IUPAC NAME :- 5-Chloro-6-(2,3-dichlorophenoxy)-2-(methylthio)-1H-benzimidazole
CAS NO. :- 68786-66-3
FORMULA :- C14H9CI3N2OS
SYNONYMS :- 6-chloro-5-(2,3-dichlorophenoxy)-2-methylthio-benzimidazole; 6-chloro-5-(2,3-dichlorophenoxy)-2-methylsulfanyl-1H-benzoimidazole
APPLICATION :- Triclabendazole is classified under the category of Anthelmintic flukicide for veterinary use.
DESCRIPTION :- Triclabendazole is very effective drug ( for veterinary use) , for the treatment of diseases known as Fascioliasis which is found in domestic animals eg. Sheep , Cattle , goats. Fascioliasis is caused due to the presence of 2 species Fasciolahepatica & F gigantic of parasitic flat worms which severely attack the liver leading to severe damage of liver. Triclabendazole hence is an effective veterinary medicine against liver fluke diseases in sheep, cattle, and goats.. However it should not be used for dogs , cats , pigs or poultry.