Which agents are used for the treatment of leishmaniasis in the US?

Updated: Feb 18, 2020
  • Author: Craig G Stark, MD, FACP, FFTM, RCPS(Glasg), FISTM; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Leishmaniasis therapies available in the United States are limited and include the following [2] :

  • Antiparasitic pentavalent antimonial agents

  • Liposomal amphotericin B

  • Oral miltefosine

  • Pentamidine

  • Other agents

  • Antibiotics

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