meglumine


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meg·lu·mine

(meg'lū-mēn),
USAN-approved contraction for N-methylglucamine.

meglumine

/meg·lu·mine/ (meg´loo-mēn) a crystalline base used in preparing salts of certain acids for use as a diagnostic radiopaque media, e.g., diatrizoate m., iothalamate m.

meglumine

(mĕg′lū-mēn)
A radiopaque compound used in x-ray studies.

meglumine antimonate

A drug used in treating leishmaniasis.

meglumine

1. a crystalline base used in preparing salts of certain acids for use as diagnostic radiopaque media. Meglumine diatrizoate is used in angiocardiography and excretory urography; meglumine iodipamide is used in cholecystography; and meglumine iothalamate is used in cerebral angiography, excretory urography and peripheral arteriography. Called also methylglucamine.
2. meglumine antimonate, a pentavalent antimonial used as an antiprotozoal, a preferred drug in the treatment of leishmaniasis.
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7) Another investigation demonstrated that combined cryotherapy and intralesional meglumine antimoniate was more effective than either cryotherapy or intralesional meglumine antimoniate alone for the treatment of CL.
The effect of flunixin meglumine (Banamine) on the renal function in northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus): an avian model.
This was a randomized clinical trial with 73 participants that were divided into two groups including, case group (weekly intralesional meglumine antimoniate and twice a day niosomal dapsone gel) and control group (weekly intralesional meglumine antimoniate with biweekly cryotherapy).
000 UI, via intramuscular) y antiinflamatorio no esteroideo (flunixin meglumine, via intravenosa cada 24 horas).
Keywords: Cutaneous Leishmaniasis, Efficacy, Meglumine antimoniate, Oral zinc sulphate.
So, this study was planned to evaluate the efficacy of HSS as an adjunct to ceftiofur HCl (a third generation cephalosporin) and flunixin meglumine (a NSAID) in neonatal diarrhea associated with E.
For ascending pyelography, the kidneys were filled with a diatrizoante meglumine contrast through a 6-fr.
Se solicito el examen radiografico y se inicio tratamiento analgesico con tramadol (5 mg/kg VO c/4 h) y flunixin meglumine (1.
According to local protocols, patients were treated with 20 mg/kg of intramuscular meglumine antimoniate or with 18-38 mg/ kg of intravenous liposomal amphotericin B; at publication time, the patients were still being followed.
1990), which included significant elevations in serum creatinine concentrations in dogs given flunixin meglumine along with methoxyflurane.
A comparative study between sodium stibogluconate BP 88R and meglumine antimoniate in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis.
The first choice treatment of CL is pentavalent antimony compounds including meglumine antimoniate (MA) and sodium stibogluconate (SSG), which are widely prescribed despite their toxicity, high cost, difficulty in administration and emergence of resistant parasites (6-8).