pentostam

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pentostam

(pĕn-tōstăm)
A drug used in leishmaniasis and available in the U.S. only from the Center for Infectious Disease Control, Drug Service, Atlanta, GA 30333, (404) 639-2888.
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Meglumine antimoniate and sodium stibogluconate are the 2 most commonly used antimonials.
Pentavalent antimonials sodium stibogluconate and meglumineantimoniate are being use as antileishmanial therapy, despite the fact that they are toxic for kidney and heart.
Magnitude of unresponsiveness to sodium stibogluconate in the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis in Bihar.
Treatment of Old World CL has been recently reviewed with sodium stibogluconate (SC) chemotherapy still the current first-line treatment worldwide8 but Leishmania species are developing SC resistance (in some areas up to 65% resistance).
He was admitted to Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital (SSMCH) and treated with sodium stibogluconate (SSG).
We treated kalaazar case-patients with sodium stibogluconate (SSG).
Leishmaniasis of the lip diagnosed by lymph node aspiration and treated with a combination of oral ketoconazole and intralesional sodium stibogluconate.
Reference drugs included sodium stibogluconate (Pentostam; Sigma), pentamidine isethionate (Sigma), and amphotericin B (AMB) (Fungizone; Squib).
Sodium stibogluconate and polymorphic ventricular tachycardia.
The treatment isn't simple as we have to keep giving intravenous doses of sodium stibogluconate.
After 70 years of little improvement or change in the treatment of kala azar in Africa, LEAP and its partners have developed a new treatment: Sodium Stibogluconate and Paromomycin (SSG and PM) combination treatment.