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Your child needs to take the medicine called pentamidine (say: pen-TAM-i-deen). This information sheet explains what pentamidine does, how it is given, and what side effects or problems your child may have when he takes this medicine.

Disclaimer: The information in this Family Med-aid is accurate at the time of printing. It provides a summary of information about pentamidine and does not contain all possible information about this medicine. Not all side effects are listed. If you have any questions or want more information about pentamidine, speak to your healthcare provider. 

Last updated: March 21st 2010