Pentostam

Active Ingredient(s): Sodium Stibogluconate
Category: Antiprotozoal / Anthelmintic



Pentostam Overview

Sodium stibogluconate, sold under the brand name Pentostam among others, is a medication used to treat leishmaniasis.[3] This includes leishmaniasis of the cutaneous, visceral, and mucosal types.[4] Some combination of miltefosine, paramycin and liposomal amphotericin B, however, may be recommended due to issues with resistance.[1][5] It is given by injection.[6] Side effects are common and include loss of appetit...

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