Melarsoprol

Edina Avdic, Pharm.D.
Pediatric Dosing Author: Lisa Hutchins, Pharm.D.
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INDICATIONS

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Late-stage African sleeping sickness (Gambian and Rhodesian trypanosomiasis) with neurologic involvement.
  • Early-stage African sleeping sickness (Gambian and Rhodesian trypanosomiasis), if resistant to treatment with suramin or pentamidine.

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INDICATIONS

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Late-stage African sleeping sickness (Gambian and Rhodesian trypanosomiasis) with neurologic involvement.
  • Early-stage African sleeping sickness (Gambian and Rhodesian trypanosomiasis), if resistant to treatment with suramin or pentamidine.

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Last updated: October 10, 2021