Malirid 2.5mg Tablet DT

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Ipca Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Malirid 2.5mg Tablet DT

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14.76
₹2.11/Tablet DT
7 tablet dt in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Malirid Tablet DT

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Uses of Malirid Tablet DT

Malirid 2.5mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of malaria.
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Side effects of Malirid Tablet DT

Common

Abdominal pain, Epigastric pain, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Vomiting, Nausea, Heartburn.

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How to use Malirid Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. It is better to take Malirid 2.5mg Tablet DT with food.

How Malirid Tablet DT works

Malirid 2.5mg tablet dt is a weak base that reaches high concentration within the malarial parasite and causes accumulation of toxic heme pigment, which kills it.

In Depth Information on Malirid Tablet DT

Expert advice for Malirid Tablet DT

  • You may undergo blood examinations particularly blood counts, hemoglobin determination during your treatment with primaquine.
  • Inform your doctor if you are suffering from any of the following: heart disease, low potassium in the blood (hypokalemia) and/or low magnesium in the blood (hypomagnesemia).
  • Do not take the given dose of primaquine for >14 days.
  • Do not take along with drugs which are known to cause disordered electrical activity of heart (QT prolongation).
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Malirid 2.5mg Tablet DT
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Malirid 2.5mg Tablet DT is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Malirid 2.5mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Malirid 2.5mg Tablet DT may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Malirid
2.5mg Tablet DT in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Malirid
2.5mg Tablet DT in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Malirid 2.5mg Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions for Primaquine

No. Malirid is neither a sulfa drug nor contain sulfa
Malirid is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Derivatives of Malirid are available in prodrug form, after metabolism Malirid gets converted into carboxyprimaquine
Malirid is used to treat and prevent repeated occurrence of symptoms of malaria
Q. Why is primaquine given with clindamycin?
Primaquine and clindamycin are given together for the treatment of Pneumocystis pneumonia
Malirid is active against primary erythrocytic stage of malarial parasite called Plasmodium falciparum, so it is given in falciparum malaria
No. Malirid is specifically used in the treatment of malaria and Pneumocystis pneumonia. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
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User Submitted Feedback For Malirid 2.5mg Tablet DT

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Substitutes for Malirid

No substitutes found for this medicine
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