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This study is to assess if shorter combinations of SSG plus single dose AmBisome®, Miltefosine plus single dose AmBisome® and Miltefosine alone are effective in treating visceral leishmaniasis in Eastern Africa.
The current study intends to look at potential feasible short course combination therapies as well as evaluate (and possibly register) miltefosine in its conventional dose against VL in Sudan and Kenya.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Primary Visceral Leishmaniasis
Liposomal amphotericin B (AmBisome®) and sodium stibogluconate, Liposomal amphotericin B + miltefosine, Miltefosine
Kimalel Health Centre
Not yet recruiting
Drugs for Neglected Diseases
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:56-0400
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Macrolide antifungal antibiotic produced by Streptomyces nodosus obtained from soil of the Orinoco river region of Venezuela.
Sodium or sodium compounds used in foods or as a food. The most frequently used compounds are sodium chloride or sodium glutamate.
A voltage-gated sodium channel subtype that mediates the sodium ion PERMEABILITY of CARDIOMYOCYTES. Defects in the SCN5A gene, which codes for the alpha subunit of this sodium channel, are associated with a variety of CARDIAC DISEASES that result from loss of sodium channel function.
Stable sodium atoms that have the same atomic number as the element sodium, but differ in atomic weight. Na-23 is a stable sodium isotope.
A family of membrane proteins that selectively conduct SODIUM ions due to changes in the TRANSMEMBRANE POTENTIAL DIFFERENCE. They typically have a multimeric structure with a core alpha subunit that defines the sodium channel subtype and several beta subunits that modulate sodium channel activity.
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