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Meglumine antimoniate

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Stephen Barr

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Synonym(s): Meglumine antimonate


Introduction

Name

  • Meglumine antimoniate

Class of drug

  • Pentavalent antimonate.

Uses

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Indications

  • Unavailable in North America.
  • An alternative treatment for feline leishmaniasis Leishmaniasis. Allopurinol is currently the first choice treatment.
    Animals may be clinically normal after meglumine antimoniate treatment but still be carriers and follow up treatment with allopurinol Allopurinol would be beneficial.

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Referred papers

  • Recent references from VetMedResource and PubMed.
  • ​Pennisi M G et al (2015) LeishVet updates and recommendations on feline leishmaniosis. Parasit Vectors 8, 302 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant B (1999) 3rd edn. BSAVA, UK.

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