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Safety and toxicity of oxamniquine in the treatment of Schistosoma mansoni infections, with particular reference to electroencephalographic abnormalities.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6650735     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Thirty-seven patients infected with Schistosoma mansoni were treated with oxamniquine. All were cured. The only significant adverse reaction was the development of abnormal electroencephalographic (EEG) findings in 6 (17.6%) of 34 patients whose pretreatment EEG was normal. Management of patients, with particular reference to the EEG abnormalities, is discussed.
S Krajden; J S Keystone; C Glenn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0002-9637     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.     Publication Date:  1983 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-01-26     Completed Date:  1984-01-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370507     Medline TA:  Am J Trop Med Hyg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1344-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Drug Evaluation
Middle Aged
Nitroquinolines / adverse effects*
Oxamniquine / adverse effects*
Schistosoma mansoni
Schistosomiasis / drug therapy*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Nitroquinolines; 21738-42-1/Oxamniquine

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