Meaning of PENTAMIDINE in English
a drug used to prevent and treat Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. Intravenous pentamidine is used to treat severe cases of PCP, especially in patients who cannot tolerate TMP-SMX. Aerosolized pentamidine is used as a prophylaxis against PCP. Side effects may include pancreatitis.
AIDS English Glossary. Английский словарь СПИДа. 2012