Category: Antiprotozoal / Anthelmintic

The quinoline derivative diiodohydroxyquinoline (INN), or iodoquinol (USAN), can be used in the treatment of amoebiasis.[1] It is poorly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and is used as a luminal amebicide. It acts by chelation of ferrous ions essential for metabolism.[2] It was discovered by Adco Co. and introduced as diiodohydroxyquinoline.[3] Susceptibility of Dientamoeba fragilis has been measured.[4] Iodoquinol is an ... [wikipedia]

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