Shilpa Medicare gets WHO-Geneva nod for API Praziquental to treat blood, liver fluke
Bengaluru: Shilpa Medicare Limited has recently announced that the company has received confirmation from WHO-Geneva for prequalification of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API), Praziquantel.
Praziquantel is used to treat schistosoma (infection with a type of worm that lives in the bloodstream) and liver fluke (infection with a type of worm that lives in or near the liver).
Praziquantel is in a class of medications called anthelmintics. It works by killing the worms.