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Protozoal Infections

First Generic of Daraprim Gets FDA Approval

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic of Daraprim (pyrimethamine) tablets.  Pyrimethamine, a folic acid antagonist, is indicated for the treatment of toxoplasmosis when used with a sulfonamide. The approved generic version of Daraprim has been granted to Cerovene Inc and will be supplied as 25mg tablets. Toxoplasmosis is a disease…

Miltefosine May Be Effective for Progressive Acanthamoeba Keratitis

This article is part of MPR’s coverage of the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2019 Meeting, taking place in San Francisco, CA. Our staff will report on medical research related to eye disorders, conducted by experts in the field. Check back regularly for more news from AAO 2019. SAN FRANCISCO – For patients with progressive Acanthamoeba…