TITLE

PENTAMIDINE

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2012;2007, p656
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on pentamidine, an antiprotozoal agent used for the treatment of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. The dosage and usage information is provided. The possible adverse reactions or side effects of the drug, warnings, and precautions are discussed. Possible interaction of the drug with other drugs is also mentioned.
ACCESSION #
23970565

 

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