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Pentamidine (NebuPent) Summary

Description: Antiprotozoal agent effective in trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, and some fungal infections; used in treatment of PNEUMOCYSTIS pneumonia in HIV-infected patients. It may cause diabetes mellitus, central nervous system damage, and other toxic effects.

Also Known As: NebuPent; Pentam; Pentamidine Isethionate; Pentacarinat; American Pharmaceutical Partners Brand 1 of Pentamidine Isethionate Show All >>

Networked: 932 relevant articles (79 outcomes, 83 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Pentamidine is Relevant

  1. Pneumocystis Pneumonia (Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia) : 30 outcomes 41 studies in 358 results
  2. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) : 15 outcomes 18 studies in 203 results
  3. Infection : 7 outcomes 4 studies in 100 results
  4. Visceral Leishmaniasis (Kala Azar) : 7 outcomes 3 studies in 47 results
  5. Cutaneous Leishmaniasis : 7 outcomes 2 studies in 25 results
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Drugs Related to Pentamidine

  1. Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination (Co-Trimoxazole)
  2. Dapsone
  3. Antimony
  4. Trimethoprim (Proloprim)
  5. Zidovudine (Retrovir)
  6. Thymidine Monophosphate (TMP)
  7. Pyrimethamine (Daraprim)
  8. Sulfamethoxazole
  9. furan
  10. Pentamidine (NebuPent)
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Therapies Related to Pentamidine

  1. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
  2. Injections
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
  5. Oral Administration
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