Adverse Events After the Use of Benznidazole in Infants and Children With Chagas Disease

@article{Altcheh2011AdverseEA,
  title={Adverse Events After the Use of Benznidazole in Infants and Children With Chagas Disease},
  author={J. Altcheh and G. Moscatelli and S. Moroni and F. Garc{\'i}a-Bournissen and H. Freilij},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={127},
  pages={e212 - e218}
}
BACKGROUND: Chagas disease is caused by infection with Trypanosoma cruzi. In adults, treatment with benznidazole is associated with a high incidence of adverse drug reactions (ADRs). However, in infants and children, treatment with benznidazole seems associated with a lower incidence and decreased severity of ADRs, but these effects have not been clearly characterized. OBJECTIVE: We aimed to describe ADRs observed in infants and children treated with benznidazole. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We… Expand
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