Efficacy of paromomycin ointment in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis: results of a double-blind, randomized trial in Isfahan, Iran.

@article{Iraji2005EfficacyOP,
  title={Efficacy of paromomycin ointment in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis: results of a double-blind, randomized trial in Isfahan, Iran.},
  author={Fariba Iraji and Ali Sadeghinia},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  year={2005},
  volume={99 1},
  pages={3-9}
}
Although pentavalent antimonials are often used in the first-line treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), they have several adverse effects. Intralesional administration of antimonials and other antileishmanial drugs can be painful. In the present, double-blind, randomized study, to determine if topical treatment with paromomycin is effective in the treatment of CL, 35 cases of CL were treated, twice daily for 30 days, with a commercial skin-care lotion containing 10% urea (the placebo) and… CONTINUE READING

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