Brand Names : Lampit, Bayer 2502
Nifurtimox (nye-FER-tim-oks) belongs to a group
of medicines called antiprotozoals. It is used to treat an infection called
American trypanosomiasis (Chagas" disease). Nifurtimox works by killing the
protozoa (tiny, one-celled animals) that cause the infection.
Nifurtimox is available only with your doctor's prescription in the following
Tablets (Argentina and Germany)
Some commonly used brand names are:
Another commonly used name is Bayer 2502
*† Not commercially available in the U.S. and Canada.