A synthetic compound with anthelmintic properties, derived from thiazole and used chiefly to treat infestation with intestinal nematodes.
- ‘However, because of the risk of systemic infection and the ease of oral treatment, some physicians are proponents of routine systemic treatment with oral thiabendazole, albendazole or ivermectin.’
- ‘Twice-daily application of thiabendazole for two days has been reported as efficacious.’
- ‘As soon as I felt the effects of the thiabendazole, I knew its run was over.’
1960s: from elements from thiazole + benzene + imidazole.
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