Halofuginone

Halofuginone

Description:

Halofuginone hydrobromide is a quinazolinone derivative related to the antimalarial drug febrifuginone. It was originally extracted from leafs and roots of the traditional Chinese herbal Cichroa febrifuga plant, which is used traditionally in Chinese medicine to treat malaria.

 

 

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Mode of Action:

Unknown modes of action.

 

Stage of the life cycle affected by the drug:

It is effective against asexual stages of most species of Eimeria, delaying development.

 


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Comments: Continuous feeding of the anticoccidial halofuginone to broilers is associated with reduced skin tensile strength and increased skin tearing during processing.