Volume 11, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Twenty patients with intestinal amebiasis were treated with Entamide furoate. Nine were suffering from acute amebic dysentery, ten from chronic amebic colitis, and one was an asymptomatic cyst passer. In all the cases except two, stools became negative on the 3rd or 4th day, in one case on the 11th day, and in another on the 14th day of therapy. In five cases followed up for one month, stools remained negative. It is concluded that Entamide furoate is an effective amebicide, useful in both acute amebic dysentery and chronic amebic colitis.


Article metrics loading...

The graphs shown below represent data from March 2017
Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Most Cited This Month

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error