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Melarsoprol
Essential medicine status
General description
Melarsoprol is an arsenic derivative used for the treatment of second stage African trypanosomiasis.
INN
Melarsoprol
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615) for African trypanosomiasis
Therapeutic equivalent for
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Section
Medicines for the treatment of 2nd stage African trypanosomiasis
  • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 3.6% in 5 mL ampoule solution (180 mg of active compound)