Category: Antiprotozoal / Anthelmintic

Dehydroemetine is a synthetically produced antiprotozoal agent similar to emetine in its anti-amoebic properties and structure (they differ only in a double bond next to the ethyl substituent), but it produces fewer side effects. In the United States, it is manufactured by Roche. Contents 1 Mechanism 2 Uses 2.1 Amoebic infections 2.2 In other diseases 3 References Mechanism Its exact mechanism is not known, but in vitro it inhibits translocation.[1] Uses It was at... [wikipedia]

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