Levamisole was previously used to help treat colon cancer. This medication is no longer available in the United States for human use.

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Uses of Levamisole


Levamisole is used in the treatment of:

  • Colonic Neoplasms

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Levamisole Brand Names

Levamisole may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Levamisole Drug Class

Levamisole is part of the drug class:

Levamisole Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:


This is not a complete list of Levamisoledrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Levamisole and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Levamisole falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.


There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Levamisole should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.


No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Levamisole should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Levamisole Dosage

Take levamisole exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Levamisole dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Levamisole is available in the following doses:

  • Levamisole 50 Mg Oral Tablet

Forms of Medication

Levamisole is available in the following forms:

  • Oral Tablet