Impavido Dosage

Generic name: miltefosine
Drug class: Anthelmintics

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  CAP: 50 mg

Visceral leishmaniasis

[30-44 kg]
Dose: 50 mg PO bid x28 days; Info: give w/ meals
[>45 kg]
Dose: 50 mg PO tid x28 days; Info: give w/ meals

Cutaneous leishmaniasis

[30-44 kg]
Dose: 50 mg PO bid x28 days; Info: give w/ meals
[>45 kg]
Dose: 50 mg PO tid x28 days; Info: give w/ meals

Mucosal leishmaniasis

[30-44 kg]
Dose: 50 mg PO bid x28 days; Info: give w/ meals
[>45 kg]
Dose: 50 mg PO tid x28 days; Info: give w/ meals

Renal dosing

[no adjustment]
renal impairment: no adjustment
HD/PD: no adjustment; no supplement

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]
hepatic impairment: caution advised

Recommended Peds Dosing

Dosage forms:  CAP: 50 mg

Visceral leishmaniasis

[12 yo and older, 30-44 kg]
Dose: 50 mg PO bid x28 days; Info: give w/ meals
[12 yo and older, >45 kg]
Dose: 50 mg PO tid x28 days; Info: give w/ meals

Cutaneous leishmaniasis

[12 yo and older, 30-44 kg]
Dose: 50 mg PO bid x28 days; Info: give w/ meals
[12 yo and older, >45 kg]
Dose: 50 mg PO tid x28 days; Info: give w/ meals

Mucosal leishmaniasis

[12 yo and older, 30-44 kg]
Dose: 50 mg PO bid x28 days; Info: give w/ meals
[12 yo and older, >45 kg]
Dose: 50 mg PO tid x28 days; Info: give w/ meals

Renal dosing

[no adjustment]
renal impairment: no adjustment
HD/PD: no adjustment; no supplement

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]
hepatic impairment: caution advised
SRC: NLM .