Potential Application of Vaporized Drugs via Nasal Inhalers to Prevent Mortality and Central Nervous System Damage Caused by Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis Due to Naegleria fowleri

Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui, Mohamed Yehia Abouleish, Mustafa Khamis, Taleb Ibrahim, Naveed Ahmed Khan

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Abstract

Here, it is proposed that nasal inhalers with specific anti-Naegleria fowleri drugs or a combination of anti-N. fowleri compounds combined with steroids such as dexamethasone could provide a practical solution for treating primary amoebic meningoencephalitis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1249–1252
Number of pages4
JournalACS Pharmacology and Translational Science
Volume4
Issue number3
Early online date5 Apr 2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Jun 2021

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