Patients Forum

A place for patients with the rare diseases to discuss their experiences about the disease and the treatment

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Discussion on patients with FLA infections incliding AK and PAM

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PAM? Aebiasis? Fungal Infection?

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Patients dealing with Leishmania

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  • I work at Buy Assignment ( ) Company. It's been a serious long time since I last played. I battled a piece to recall how to explore menus and do activities yet I completely made sure to disable fungal monster since I discover then extremely irritating. I did what I typically do. Art a couple of things, leave the sanctuary, impair admonitions and simply go through the houses plundering the basics and monitoring fascinating stuff to snatch later. At the point when I lose the crowds tailing me and head back to a protected house my character abruptly starts smelling and tasting mushrooms. I didn't put an excess of idea on it and rested, I crippled parasite adversaries all things considered. At that point my character starts having fits. It's another character so I just abandoned it. In any case, what the heck made me tainted? I didn't do anything especially unique in relation to my different runs. A debt of gratitude is in order for the knowledge.
  • First i introduce my self my name is Walter work at Prime Assignment ( ) Company. My roughly 2 to 3 years of age Brittany may have Leishmaniasis, we took her to the vet today and we will know without a doubt tomorrow. It's a truly normal thing in Greece (where I live) from what I can be sure of is that I haven't saw any of the basic manifestations with the exception of the way that she rests all the more of late is she is less dynamic and furthermore that she has lost hair on her head and different pieces of her body. Her weight is pretty much the equivalent from August until I began seeing changes (around about fourteen days back and I am my ineptitude didn't take her to the vet at that point) and now. She hasn't been drinking a mess more water fundamentally equivalent to the last 35°C summer in Greece and she has been peeing ordinarily with no looseness of the bowels not one or the other. I needed to get some information about the treatment progress, to what extent it endures how it is for both the proprietor and the canine. Sorry on the off chance that I didn't state any significant information please ask me and I'll add it to the remarks. :)
  • We are in the process of collecting medical data for those patients with AK both with those that have taken miltefosine and those that haven't.  Since this is such a rare and tragic infection, your help is greatly appreciated.  Please contact me at for more information

Common Questions and Answers

How often do I take Impavido (miltefosine)?


Normal dose is 50 mg three times a day for 28 days.


What is the most common side effect?


About half of all patients will experience GI issues such as nausea or vomiting.


How can I mitigate side effect of nausea/vomiting?


30 minutes before each meal take an anti-nauseant such as Zofran.  Then take Impavido with a fatty meal 30 minutes later.  Keep hydrated.  Its always easier to prevent nausea in the first place rather than treating after it happens.

 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 

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