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Benznidazole
Essential medicine status
General description
Benznidazole is nitro-imidazole derivative used for the treatment of American trypanosomiasis.
INN
Benznidazole
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 1987 (TRS 770) for Chagas disease
Therapeutic equivalent for
Wikipedia
Recommendations
Section
American trypanosomiasis
  • Oral > Solid: 100 mg tablet; 50 mg tablet (scored); 12.5 mg tablet
Indications