BioMed Research International / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

Overview of the Diagnostic Methods Used in the Field for Human African Trypanosomiasis: What Could Change in the Next Years?

Table 1

Drugs dosage used against THA.

PentamidineSuraminMelarsoprolEflornithineEflornithine/Nifurtimox

Dosage4 mg/kg/day during 7 days100–200 mg the first day and maximum 1 g/injection for 7 days2.2 mg/kg/day for 10 days (for T.b.g)
3 × 3.6 mg/kg/day for 7 days (for T.b.r)
100 mg/kg/6 h during 14 days200 mg/kg/12 h for 7 days (Eflornithine) + 5 mg/kg/3x day for 10 days (Nifurtimox)