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Meglumine antimoniate
Systematic (IUPAC) name
Hydroxy-dioxostiborane; (2R,3R,4R,5S)-6-methylaminohexane-1,2,3,4,5-pentol
Identifiers
CAS number 133-51-7
ATC code P01CB01 QP51AB01
PubChem 64953
Chemical data
Formula Variable
Mol. mass Variable
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Meglumine antimoniate (or meglumine antimonate) is a medicine used for treating leishmaniasis. It is manufactured by Aventis and sold as Glucantime in France, and Glucantim in Italy. It belongs to a group of compounds known as the pentavalent antimonials. It is administered by intramuscular injection.

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