Brand Names : NebuPent, Pentacarinat, Pneumopent
Pentamidine (pen-TAM-i-deen) is used to try to prevent Pneumocystis
pneumonia (PCP), a very serious type of pneumonia. This type
of pneumonia occurs commonly in patients whose immune systems are not working
normally, such as patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Inhaled pentamidine does not prevent illness in parts of the body outside
the lungs. This medicine may also be used for other conditions as determined
by your doctor.
Pentamidine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following
Inhalation solution (U.S. and Canada)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
In Canada -