Eflornithine: Mechanism of Action, Uses, Side effects, and Contraindications


Difluoromethylornithine DFMO which is now commonly known as Eflornithine shows clinical efficacy against Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) and West African trypanosomiasis. The drug was initially designed to be used as an anticancer agent, but it proved to be unproductive later. African sleeping sickness, which is also known as Human African trypanosomiasis, is a parasite infection transmitted … Read more