Prophylactic nebulised pentamidine


What is pentamidine? Pentamidine is used to prevent and treatment a type of pneumonia called pneumocystis jirovecii. Patients with an immune system which doesn’t work very well (a supressed immune system) are more likely to get this infection. Nebulised (steam inhaled) pentamidine is used: when you have experienced side effects to other drugs like Cotri moxazole and can no longer …

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