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MALCIDAL 25MG/500MG SUSPENSION

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Composition for MALCIDAL

Pyrimethamine(25 mg),Sulphadoxine(500 mg)

food interaction for MALCIDAL

alcohol interaction for MALCIDAL

pregnancy interaction for MALCIDAL

lactation interaction for MALCIDAL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Malcidal 25mg/500mg suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for MALCIDAL

Pyrimethamine(25 mg)

Uses

Pyrimethamine is used in the treatment of malaria.

How it works

Pyrimethamine belongs to a group of medicines called antiprotozoals. It is an antiparasitic and works by killing the parasites or preventing their growth in the blood stream.

Common side effects

Abnormal bruising, Abnormal skin pigmentation, Anemia, Change in blood test results, Dizziness, Headache, Vomiting, Weakness, Diarrhoea, Nausea
Sulphadoxine(500 mg)

Uses

Sulphadoxine is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and malaria.

How it works

Sulphadoxine is an antibiotic. It stops bacteria from producing folic acid, a vitamin required for bacterial replication.

Common side effects

Nose bleed, Abdominal pain, Difficulty in urination, Fatigue, Glossitis, Headache, Inability to empty the urinary bladder, Feeling of discomfort

SUBSTITUTES for MALCIDAL

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Expert advice for MALCIDAL

  • Pyrimethamine when given with sulphonamide, it should be given with folic acid (vitamin) supplement.
  • Do not use pyrimethamine if you are allergic to pyrimethamine or any other ingredient.
  • Do not take pyrimethamine if you have megaloblastic anemia due to folate deficiency.
  • Do not take pyrimethamine if you have kidney or liver problems; fits (seizures); depression; bone marrow problems; stomach or bowel problems (eg, malabsorption syndrome); phenylketonuria, or alcoholism.

Frequently asked questions for MALCIDAL

Pyrimethamine

Q.What is pyrimethamine is used for?
Pyrimethamine is used to treat toxoplasmosis and treat or prevent malaria infections along with other medicines

Q.How does pyrimethamine work?
Pyrimethamine is an antiparasitic and works by killing the parasites or preventing their growth in the blood stream.

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Content on this page was last updated on 07 February, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)