Disease Information for Arsphenamine (Salvarsan) Administration/Toxicity

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Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
NAIL/Arsenic levels (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Erythema nodosum
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Anti-trypanoside antibiotic (example)
DRUG/Organic arsenical drug (example)
DRUG/Toxic metabolites (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Arsenobenzol, Arsphenamine, Phenol 4,4' (1,2 diarsenediyl)bis(2 amino) dihydrochloride, Brand name/Salvarsan (Arsphenamine)
Definition

An antiparasite antibiotic drug; organic arsenical used for sleeping sickness or trypanosome infection; little used now; toxicity problems; parenteral preparation

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