This medication is an antiprotozoal drug, prescribed for leishmaniasis. It acts as an Protein Kinase B (PKB) inhibitor.
Contraindicated in patients with HIV, newborns, pregnancy and breastfeeding women.
Oral: Adult- >25kg: The recommended dose is 100mg/day, twice a day, for 28 days.
<25kg: The recommended dose is 50mg/day, twice a day, for 28 days.
It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with food.
• Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of advanced disease, kidney or liver impairment and breastfeeding women.
• Most Common:
Nausea and vomiting.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it in a cool place, protect from excess light and humidity.
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