Brand Names : Antrypol, Bayer 205, Belganyl, 309 F, Fourneau 309, Germanin, Moranyl, Naganin, Naganol, Naphuride
Proper Use of This Medicine
To help clear
up your infection completely, you must receive suramin
on a regular schedule for the full time of treatment
. It is also necessary
for you to receive this medicine in the hospital so your doctor can check
on your condition.
Dosing - The dose of suramin will be different for different
patients. The following information includes only the average doses of suramin.
The dose you receive each day, the time allowed between
doses, and the length of time you receive the medicine depend on the medical
problem for which you are receiving suramin
For African sleeping sickness:
Adults and children - Dose is based on body weight and must be
determined by your doctor.
For river blindness:
Adults - Dose is based on body weight and must be determined
by your doctor.
Children - Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.