Miltefosine is primarily used as an antileishmanial drug with demonstrated activity against other parasites, cancer cells, and pathogenic bacteria and fungi.
|Mechanism of Action||Several potential antileishmanial mechanisms of action have been proposed.|
|References||Dorlo, T. P. C., Balasegaram, M., Beijnen, J. H., & de Vries, P. J. (2012). Miltefosine: A review of its pharmacology and therapeutic efficacy in the treatment of leishmaniasis. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 67(11), 2576–2597. doi:10.1093/jac/dks275|