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What is the treatment for a Naegleria fowleri infection?
meningoencephalitis is rare, there are no studies comparing one treatment
regimen to another.
The treatment of choice is amphotericin B, which is an intravenous drug
usually used for fungal infections. In addition to intravenous treatment,
amphotericin B can be instilled directly into the brain (intrathecally).
Other drugs such as rifampin (Rifadin), voriconazole (Vfend), or miltefosine
(Miltex) have activity
against Naegleria fowleri and may sometimes be used in combination with
amphotericin B. However, there is no scientific data available to determine the
clinical efficacy of these medications and no official recommendation for their