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High pentamidine levels associated with hypoglycemia and azotemia in a patient with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia

Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease

Aug 1, 1992

R ComtoisCatherine Lemieux

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We report on a patient who presented with a Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. Intravenous pentamidine (4 mg/kg/day) was given for 14 days without the occurrence of adverse effects. During this treatment, the mean (+/- SD) serum pentamidine trough concentration was 94 +/- 16 ng/ml. Three d...read more

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AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections
Uremia
Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia
Drug Toxicity
Fasting Hypoglycemia
Prerenal Uremia Syndrome
Pneumocystis Infections
Pentamidine
Adverse Effects
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High pentamidine levels associated with hypoglycemia and azotemia in a patient with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia

Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease

Aug 1, 1992

R ComtoisCatherine Lemieux

PMID: 1424505

DOI: 10.1016/0732-8893(92)90102-y

Abstract

We report on a patient who presented with a Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. Intravenous pentamidine (4 mg/kg/day) was given for 14 days without the occurrence of adverse effects. During this treatment, the mean (+/- SD) serum pentamidine trough concentration was 94 +/- 16 ng/ml. Three d...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

NebuPent
AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections
Uremia
Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia
Drug Toxicity

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