Lampit (Nifurtimox Tablets): Uses, Contraindications, and Side Effects


What is LAMPIT and why it is used? Lampit is nifurtimox-containing tablets. Nifurtimox is classified as an antiprotozoal drug used to treat Chagas disease which is caused by Trypanosoma cruzi. Active Ingredient Active ingredient of Lampit is Nifurtimox. LAMPIT Contraindications Patients who have a known hypersensitivity to nifurtimox or any of the excipients in LAMPIT, … Read more

Nifurtimox: Mechanism of Action, Uses, Interactions, and Adverse Effects


Benznidazole and Nifurtimox The trypanosomatid parasite Trypanosoma cruzi causes Chagas disease, which threatens millions of people in South America. As with other neglected diseases, there is essentially no pharmaceutical industry research and development effort, and treatment is based on two medications, Nifurtimox and Benznidazole, which were found empirically more than thirty years ago. Nifurtimox Mechanism … Read more