eflornithine hydrochloride

[ ĭ-flôrnə-thēn′ ]

n.

An antineoplastic and antiprotozoal orphan drug used in the treatment of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in AIDS and of sleeping sickness caused by Gambian trypanosomia.
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