neoarsphenamine

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neoarsphenamine

(ˌniːəʊɑːsˈfɛnəˌmiːn; -fɪˈnæmɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) a derivative of arsenic formerly used in treating syphilis
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Before that, the only antimicrobials available were the arsenicals (arsphenamine and neosalvarsan), which were used to treat syphilis.
In yet another interesting perspective, Rosen notes how the exciting promise of advances in pharmaceutical chemistry that occurred right up until the introduction of an improved version of Salvarsan (called Neosalvarsan) in 1912 was short-circuited by the global conflagration that impeded such research beginning in August 1914.
Aun asi, se reconocian posibles malestares pasajeros en los pacientes tratados, por lo que entre las instrucciones impresas en la libreta de tratamiento se indicaban los cuidados especiales que debian tenerse durante la cura con inyecciones de neosalvarsan. Asi, se recomendaba no fatigarse, descansar y tomar una dieta liviana la vispera y el dia de la aplicacion del medicamento (21).
By that time, however, multiple, toxic treatments of arsenic compounds (salvarsan and neosalvarsan), mercury, and other additives may have profoundly affected cell tissue and organs within the mother, unborn child, and newly-born infant (Brandt ,1985; Jones 1992).