Melarsoprol is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Antibiotic (ABX) Guide.

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INDICATIONS

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Late stage African sleeping sickness (Gambian and Rhodesian trypanosomiasis) with neurologic involvement.
  • Early stage African (Gambian and Rhodesian trypanosomiasis) sleeping sickness, if resistant to treatment with suramin or pentamidine.

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Last updated: November 1, 2015