Infectious Disease Compendium

Benznidazole

Dosing

CrCl Formula

CrCl > 80: 5-7 mg/kg per day orally in 2 divided doses for 60 days; only available in US from the CDC.

CrCl 80-50:

CrCl 50-10:

CrCl < 10:

Hemodialysis:

Peritoneal dialysis:

Important side effects

Neuropathy and angioedema.

Important drug interactions

Rants and Screeds

Pearls

Treatment of choice

Use for

Chagas.

Don't use for

Class

Antiprotozoal.