suramin

suramin
sur·a·min 'su̇r-ə-mən n a trypanocidal drug C51H34N6Na6O23S6 obtained as a white powder and administered intravenously in the early stages of African sleeping sickness called also germanin, suramin sodium

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a nonmetallic drug used in the treatment of trypanosomiasis. It is usually given by slow intravenous injection. Side-effects, which vary in intensity and frequency and are related to the nutritional state of the patient, include nausea, vomiting, shock, and loss of consciousness.

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