Meglumine Antimoniate (Systemic)
Brand Names : Glucantim, Glucantime
Meglumine antimoniate (MEG-loo-meen an-ti-MOE-nee-ate) belongs
to the group of medicines called antiprotozoals. Meglumine antimoniate is
used to treat an infection called leishmaniasis (Bay sore or chiclero ulcer,
espundia, kala-azar or black sickness, Oriental sore, ulcera de Bejuco, uta),
which is caused by protozoa (tiny, one-celled organisms).
Meglumine antimoniate should be administered by or under the supervision
of your doctor and is available in the following dosage form:
Injection (France and Italy)
Some commonly used brand names are:
*† Not commercially available in the U.S. and Canada.