Pentamidine Coupon and Discount

Our Pentamidine coupon and discount will save you up to 75%* off your prescription. Pentamidine is a prescription drug that treats pneumonia. The original cash price of Pentamidine is not available. If your insurance does not cover this cost, use our Pentamidine coupon to reduce the price. Choose if you would like to receive your Rebates prescription coupon by mail, email, text, or print. Continue reading below for more information on Pentamidine.
Pentamidine Overview
Drug Name: Pentamidine
Brand Name(s): Pentam
Drug Class: Anti fungal
Treats: pneumonia

Pentamidine is a drug that is used for treating pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PCP). Do not use Pentamidine if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in it or if you are taking cisapride, dofetilide, an H1 antagonist, ibutilide, sparfloxacin or Ziprasidone. Do not take Pentamidine if you have heart problems or low blood pressure.

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  • Pentamidine Uses

    Pentamidine is an antiprotozoal agent whose work is to treat pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia. It can also be used for other purposes, but the directive should come from your doctor or your healthcare provider. Pentamidine is also used to prevent or to treat other conditions that are caused by protozoa. It is not yet known how Pentamidine works to treat pneumonia as this is a very serious kind of pneumonia. Pentamidine is also used to treat and prevent leishmaniasis and trypanosomiasis. It is also used for treating Pneumocystis pneumonia prophylaxis. It is important to seek medical advice before taking Pentamidine for proper guidance on the benefits of the drug and the risks involved with taking it.

    • Pneumonia
    • Protozoa
    • Leishmaniasis and trypanosomiasis
  • Pentamidine Dosage

    Pentamidine dosage is dependent on the individual that it is being administered to. The following dosage is an average dose and could differ among individuals. Follow your medical professional's directions for best results.

    • The usual adult dose for pneumocystis pneumonia should be 4 mg/kg IM or IV once a day for 14 to 21 days according to the manufacturer's recommendation. Centers for Disease Control and prevention recommendation should be 3 to 4 mg/kg IV once a day for 21 days.
    • The usual adult dose for Pneumocystis pneumonia prophylaxis should be 300 mg administered via the respirgard(R) II nebulizer every 4 weeks. Prophylactic therapy should be continued as long as the patient is at risk for pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia.
    • The usual adult dose for Leishmaniasis should be 2 to 3 mg/kg IM or IV once a day or every second day for 4 to 7 days.
    • The usual adult dose for pneumocystis pneumonia is 4 mg/kg IM or IV once a day for 14 to 21 days.
    • The usual pediatric dose for Leishmaniasis should be 2 to 3 mg/kg IM or IV once a day for 4 to 7 doses.
  • Pentamidine Side Effects

    Pentamidine has its side effects like all other drugs although not all of them have been reported. If any of these side effects occur while taking Pentamidine, check with your doctor immediately. More common:

    • chest pain or congestion
    • coughing
    • difficulty in breathing
    • skin rash
    • wheezing
    • difficulty in swallowing

    Rare:

    • nausea and vomiting
    • pain in the upper abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
    • severe pain in the chest
    • sudden and severe shortness of breath

    Rare with daily treatment doses only:

    • anxiety
    • chills
    • cold sweats
    • cool, pale skin
    • decreased urination
    • headache
    • nervousness
    • shakiness
    • stomach pain
    • unusual tiredness
    • loss of appetite
    • increased hunger
  • Pentamidine Interactions

    Research shows that a total of 341 drugs is known to interact with pentamidine. These drugs are clinically major, moderate and minor. Below are some of the interactions: