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Because data regarding their efficacy for PCP prophylaxis are insufficient for a firm recommendation, the following regimens generally cannot be recommended for this purpose: aerosolized pentamidine administered by other nebulization devices currently available in the United States, intermittently administered parenteral pentamidine, oral pyrimethamine/sulfadoxine, oral clindamycin plus primaquine, oral atovaquone, and intravenous trimetrexate.
New drugs under study include carboplatin (a drug similar to cisplatin), DHAC, trimetrexate, taxol, echinomycin, menogaril, ACM-A, and AZQ.
Federal officials announced last week that the anti-cancer drug trimetrexate has been approved for limited use in treating Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, a serious infection often associated with AIDS.