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Diethylcarbamazine

Diethylcarbamazine (DEC, N, N-diethyl-4-methyl-1-piperazine carboxamide) is a synthetic derivative of piperazine used as an anthelmintic drug used in the treatment of filariasis in humans, dogs and cats. Discovery was attributed to Yellapragada Subbarow.

DEC is a synthetic organic compound which is highly specific for several parasites.

It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the most important medication needed in a basic health system.

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diethylcarbamazine

n. A synthetic anthelmintic drug.