Painful antimonials

Reynaldo Dietze rdietze at
Fri Nov 10 16:57:46 BRST 2000

Dear Davidson,

	Why can't you do IV administration.

Reynaldo Dietze

At 02:48 PM 10/11/2000 -0200, you wrote:
>Dear Colleagues,
>as you'll all know, intramuscular injections of sodium stibogluconate or
>meglumine antimoniate are very painful, especially in children and in kala
>azar patients with wasted muscles. Does anyone know if lignocaine (in USA:
>lidocaine) may be mixed in the same syringe with antimonials, or will it
>have an interaction?
>yours, Robert Davidson

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