Pentam

Active Ingredient(s): Pentamidine
FDA Approved: * October 16, 1984
Pharm Company: * AM PHARM PARTNERS
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Pentam Overview

Pentamidine is an antimicrobial medication used to treat African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, Balamuthia infections,[2] babesiosis, and to prevent and treat pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) in people with poor immune function.[1] In African trypanosomiasis it is used for early disease before central nervous system involvement, as a second line option to suramin.[1] It is an option for both visceral leishmaniasis and cutaneous leishmaniasis.&#...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Pentamidine
  • For Solution: 300mg/vial, 600mg/vial
  • Injection: 300mg, 300mg/vial
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 300mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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