Disease Information for Melarsoprol (Arsobal/Mel B) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Cardiomyopathy
Congestive heart failure
Drug induced Cardiomyopathy/Cardiotoxicity.
Herxheimer reaction to treatment
Myocarditis, toxic
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Anti-parasitic medications (examples)
DRUG/Anti-trypanoside antibiotic (example)
DRUG/Organic arsenical drug (example)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Myocardium Toxic Effect
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
1 3 2 Dithiarsolane 4 methanol 2 (4 ((4 6 diamino 1 3 5 triazin 2 yl)amino)phenyl), Melarsoprol, Melarsoprol (substance), Brand name/Arsobal (Melarsoprol), Brand name/Mel B (Melarsoprol)
Definition

An antiparasite antibiotic drug; organic arsenical used for trypanosomes; parenteral preparation; toxic potential

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