paromomycin sulfate


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paromomycin sulfate

[per′əmōmī′sin]
an oral antiamebic aminoglycoside antibiotic.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of intestinal amebiasis, tapeworms, and Cryptosporidium, and is used preoperatively to suppress intestinal flora.
contraindications Intestinal inflammation, intestinal obstruction, or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the most serious effects are GI distress and diarrhea. Less common adverse effects include headache, vertigo, and pruritus.
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