Q: Does Insurance cover medicine?
A: Yes in over 95% of the cases the co-pay is $100 or less. Insurance has covered for Leishmaniasis, PAM and AK.
Q: Is this an Oral drug?
A: Yes 3 times a day for 28 days
Q: What is the most common side effect?
A: Nausea and vomiting. Can happen up to 50% of the time and occurs 3-5 days during the 28 days most often
Q: How is the drug provided?
A:Each capsule contains 50mg of miltefosine in a pack of 28 blister packed capsules.
Q: What if patient cant take the pill orally?
A: Capsule can be opened and placed into feeding tube rinsed with distilled water.
Q: What if I have questions?
A: Call us or fill out the form below and we will talk with you very quickly.
Q: I've heard of the brain eating amoeba. Does Impavido help?
A: Yes but early treatment is required. Contact the CDC and us for more information on the current treatment protocol for PAM.
CONTACT AND DIRECTIONS
Contact us to Learn more about Impavido (miltefosine)
Call us at 407-723-0101 or After Hours 908-635-2326
Or fill in the following form and one of our staff will get back to you If you have any specific questions:
We are located at:
10501 S. Orange Ave.,
Orlando, Florida 32824
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention1600 Clifton RdAtlanta, GA 30333
TTY: (888) 232-6348
New Hours of Operation8am-8pm EST/Monday-FridayClosed Holidays
Health care professionals:
1-404-718-4745 (M-F 7:30am-4pm EST)
After-hours emergencies: 1-770-488-7100
DO NOT USE THIS FORM IN CASES OF EMERGENCY. CONTACT 911.
Impavido® (miltefosine) is an FDA-approved treatment for cutaneous, mucosal and visceral leishmaniasis in patients 12 years of age and older. PLEASE SEE FULL PRESCRIBING INFO