Praziquantel is under clinical development by Merck and currently in Phase III for Schistosomiasis. According to GlobalData, Phase III drugs for Schistosomiasis does not have sufficient historical data to build an indication benchmark PTSR for Phase III. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to create drugs-specific PTSR and LoA in the Praziquantel LoA Report. Buy the report here.

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Praziquantel overview

Praziquantel (Cysticide, Cesol, Cestox, Cisticid) is an anti infective agent. It is formulated as tablets, capsules and film coated tablets for oral administration. It is indicated to treatment of infections caused by cysticercus cellulosae (larval form of taenia solium), located in the central nervous system (neurocysticercosis) and is effective in the  adults in taenia solium and taenia saginata and trematodes. It is under development for the treatment of female genital schistosomiasis (FGS).

Merck overview

Merck, a subsidiary of E. Merck KG, is a science and technology company. It discovers, develops, and manufactures prescription drugs to treat cancer, multiple sclerosis, and infertility; and develops liquid crystal mixtures, organic light-emitting diode (OLED) materials, cosmetic active ingredients, pigments for coatings, and high-tech materials. Merck also provides a wide range of products including lab water systems, gene editing tools, cell lines, antibodies, microbiology and biomonitoring products, test assays, analytical reagents, and flow cytometry kits and instruments and end-to-end systems. The company serves healthcare, performance materials, and life sciences markets. It has presence in Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa. Merck is headquartered in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany.

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This content was updated on 10 June 2024

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