What is Antimony (Antimon)?
Antimony belongs to category of leprostatic agents drugs. Antimony is a type of leprostatic agents.
It is a drug of choice in the treat ment of kalaazar. A silvery lustrous grey metalloid, it is found in nature mainly as the sulfide mineral stibnite (Sb2S3). Antimony compounds are prominent fire retardants found in many commercial and domestic products. This drug is commonly sold as Brand Name Antimon.
Indication/Contraindication for use of Antimony (Antimon)
Kalaazar Renal and Hepatic impairments like jaundice, cirrhosis, nephritis.
Side Effects of Antimony (Antimon)
Anaphylactic shock, joint pains, abdominal pain, nausea, coughing, vomiting, diarrhea.
Dosage and Prescribing Information for Antimony (Antimon)
46 gm for full course.