pentamidine isoethionateNebupent, Pentam AIDS A 2nd-line agent used to treat or prevent PCP–↓ episodes by 65% in AIDS Pts unresponsive to T-S Adverse effects Arrhythmia, azotemia, hypotension, sterile abscesses at injection site, pancreatitis, DM, dose-related, potentially fatal hypoglycemia, kidney disease, coughing, lung collapse. See AIDS, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.
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An antibiotic used to treat and prevent PCP.
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