propamidine isethionate

propamidine isethionate 

An antibiotic agent used topically in solution 0.1%, especially in the treatment of acanthamoeba keratitis. It is a member of the diamidine group of antibiotics. Although it may be used alone, it is most commonly used with polyhexamethylene biguanide, or with neomycin, or with chlorhexidine.
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2 mg/ml) and propamidine isethionate (1 mg/ml) drops were added to the aforementioned regimen.
Treatment: Topical fumagillin, propamidine isethionate and oral itraconazole or albendazole.
Results of a Trial of combined propamidine isethionate and neomycin therapy for Acanthamoeba keratitis.
These drugs include neomycin sulfate, paromomycin, natamycin, ketoconazole, ciclopirox olamine, [23] pentamidine isethionate, propamidine isethionate, stilbamidine isethionate, [24] amphotericin B, sulfadiazine, sulfisoxazole, sulfamethoxazole, polymyxin B and E, [25] and clotrimazole.
Two other patients did not respond to therapy with topical antimicrobial agents (neomycin, propamidine isethionate, amphotericin, sulfacetamide, and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole); however, several weeks after therapy was discontinued the symptoms resolved.