BENZNIDAZOLE (Benznidazole) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

BENZNIDAZOLE

What is the Trade Name for BENZNIDAZOLE

Benznidazole

What is the Indication for BENZNIDAZOLE

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE Benznidazole Tablets are indicated in pediatric patients 2 to 12 years of age for the treatment of Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis) caused by Trypanosoma cruzi . This indication is approved under accelerated approval based on the number of treated patients who became Immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibody negative against the recombinant antigens of T. cruzi [see Clinical Studies ( 14 )] . Continued approval for this indication may be contingent upon verification and description of clinical benefit in confirmatory trials. Benznidazole Tablets, a nitroimidazole antimicrobial, is indicated in pediatric patients 2 to 12 years of age for the treatment of Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis), caused by Trypanosoma cruzi ( 1 ). This indication is approved under accelerated approval based on the number of treated patients who became Immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibody negative against the recombinant antigens of T. cruzi . Continued approval for this indication may be contingent upon verification and description of clinical benefit in confirmatory trials ( 1 , 14 ).

 

 

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