Leishmaniasis in dogs

Marco Victor Hermeto mvh at unix.horizontes.com.br
Thu Jun 27 07:55:04 BRT 1996

> From: Reynaldo Dietze <rdietze at npd1.ufes.br>
> To: Multiple recipients of list <leish-l at bdt.org.br>
> Subject: Re: Leishmaniasis in dogs
> Date: Terça-feira, 25 de Junho de 1996 23:15

>                 There is no study using anfotericin B in dogs.  The drug
> much more potent than antimonials against leishmaniasis.  The
> will be the IV infusion over a period of 4 hours.

  Using lipossomal
> anfotericin B problably you will have less toxicity with a short
> time. I will suggest 2 weeks of treatment with a 2mg/kg/day of Amphocil.
> prevent potential side effects such as chills and fever you may consider
> pre-treating the dog with non-steroid antiinflamatory drug.
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	With humans there is no problems with rapid infusions of anfoB (90
minutes in severe diseases).

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