benznidazole

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benznidazole

An antiprotozoal drug used mainly to treat South American trypanosomiasis (Chagas' disease). The drug is on the WHO official list.
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Garg, "Phenyl-a-tert-butyl-nitrone and Benzonidazole Treatment Controlled the Mitochondrial Oxidative Stress and Evolution of Cardiomyopathy in Chronic Chagasic Rats," Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol.
Pedrosa et al., "Antioxidant therapy attenuates oxidative insult caused by benzonidazole in chronic Chagas' heart disease," International Journal of Cardiology, vol.
Guan et al., "Phenyl-a-tert-butyl-nitrone and benzonidazole treatment controlled the mitochondrial oxidative stress and evolution of cardiomyopathy in chronic chagasic rats," Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol.
Pontes, "Therapy of the chronic phase of the experimental infection by Trypanosoma cruzi with benzonidazole and nifurtimox," Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, vol.
cruzi can be successfully treated with nifurtimox or benzonidazole (12,14).