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Descriptor in English: Pentamidine
Descriptor in Spanish: Pentamidina
Descriptor in Portuguese: Pentamidina
Descriptor in French: Pentamidine
Entry term(s): Diamidine
Lomidine
NebuPent
Pentacarinat
Pentam
Pentamidin
Pentamidine Isethionate
Pentamidine Mesylate
Tree number(s): D02.078.100.700
Scope note: Antiprotozoal agent effective in trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, and some fungal infections; used in treatment of PNEUMOCYSTIS pneumonia in HIV-infected patients. It may cause diabetes mellitus, central nervous system damage, and other toxic effects.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 90(75); was see under AMIDINES 1975-89
DeCS UI: 10613
Descriptor UI: D010419
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Pentamidine - Preferred
Concept UI M0016169
Scope note Antiprotozoal agent effective in trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, and some fungal infections; used in treatment of PNEUMOCYSTIS pneumonia in HIV-infected patients. It may cause diabetes mellitus, central nervous system damage, and other toxic effects.
Preferred term Pentamidine
Entry term(s) Pentamidin
Lomidine - Narrower
Concept UI M0350938
Preferred term Lomidine
NebuPent - Narrower
Concept UI M0474058
Preferred term NebuPent
Pentamidine Isethionate - Narrower
Concept UI M0016170
Preferred term Pentamidine Isethionate
Pentam - Narrower
Concept UI M0474059
Preferred term Pentam
Pentamidine Mesylate - Narrower
Concept UI M0016171
Preferred term Pentamidine Mesylate
Diamidine - Narrower
Concept UI M0016172
Preferred term Diamidine
Pentacarinat - Narrower
Concept UI M0333701
Preferred term Pentacarinat



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