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Levamisole Hydrochloride CAS 16595-80-5

Product name: Levamisole Hydrochloride

CAS NO:16595-80-5

Molecular formula: C11H13ClN2S

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Place of Origin: China
Brand Name: FIRSKY
Model Number: 1KG
Certification: SGS,ISO 9001
Purity: 99%
Packaging Details: Custom aluminum packages,paper boxes,wooden cartons
Delivery Time: Tracks available within 3-5 working days after payment received
Payment Terms: Escrow,Bank transfer,Western Union,Money Gram,Wise,Crypto currencies
Supply Ability: 2000T/Mouth


Levamisole hydrochloride is an anthelmintic drug with immunomodulatory properties. It is a synthetic derivative of the natural compound tetramisole, which was originally developed as a deworming agent for livestock but later found applications in human medicine as well. Levamisole hydrochloride is widely used to treat worm infestations in animals and has been used in the past for certain medical conditions in humans.

Chemically, levamisole hydrochloride is known as (S)-2,3,5,6-tetrahydro-6-phenylimidazo[2,1-b]thiazole monohydrochloride. Its molecular formula is C11H12N2S·HCl, and it typically appears as a white or slightly yellowish crystalline powder.


Medical Uses:

  1. Anthelmintic Agent: Levamisole hydrochloride is primarily used as an anthelmintic drug to treat parasitic worm infections in animals. It works by paralyzing and killing the worms, making it easier for the host to eliminate them from the body.

  2. Immunomodulatory Agent: In addition to its anthelmintic properties, levamisole hydrochloride also has immunomodulatory effects. It stimulates certain components of the immune system, such as T-cells, to enhance the body's response to infections and improve immune function.

Previous Human Uses: 

Levamisole hydrochloride was used in human medicine for various conditions, but its use has declined over time due to potential adverse effects and the availability of other, more effective treatments. In the past, it was used for the following medical purposes:

  1. Treatment of Certain Worm Infections: Levamisole was used to treat certain worm infestations in humans, such as hookworm and roundworm infections.

  2. Immune System Disorders: Levamisole was briefly used as an adjuvant treatment for some immune system disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis and certain types of cancer. However, its use in these conditions has largely been replaced by other medications.

Today, levamisole hydrochloride is rarely prescribed for human use and is mainly reserved for veterinary medicine to treat worm infestations in animals.

It is crucial to use levamisole hydrochloride and any other medications under the guidance of a qualified healthcare professional or veterinarian. As with all drugs, proper dosing and safety precautions should be followed to avoid potential adverse effects or interactions with other medications.


Product  Name Levamisole Hydrochloride
Synonyms Ergamisol; Tramisol; Tramisole;  (-)-Tetramisole hydrochloride; Niratic hydrochloride; Levamisole HCl;  (S)-6-Phenyl-2,3,5,6-tetrahydroimidazo[2,1-b]thiazole hydrochloride
CAS NO 16595-80-5
EINECS: 240-654-6
Molecular  Formula C11H13ClN2S
Molecular  Weight 240.75
Formulation: Easily soluble in water, soluble  in ethanol, and slightly souble in methylenechloride
Melting  point 266-267 °C(lit.)
Boiling  Point 344.4o°C at 760 mmHg
Density 1.32 g/cm3
Appearance White or almost white  crystalline power
Storage Protected from direct sunlight  in a dry, cool and well-ventilated area,   Keep container tightly closed and sealed until ready for use.


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