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Possible Interaction: Praziquantel and Magnesium Cation

Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

These results indicate that praziquantel interacts with specific Ca(2+)-permeable sites in the tegumental and sarcoplasmic membranes of the parasite and that under these conditions of elevated Mg2+:Ca2+ ratios, these sites become blocked by Mg2+ , leading to flaccid paralysis of the parasite.
Parasitology  •  1992  |  View Paper