Malirid 7.5 mg Tablet


Uses of Malirid Tablet

Malirid 7.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of malaria.

Malirid Tablet side effects

  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Urticaria
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Itching
  • Heartburn
  • Gastrointestinal discomfort
  • Epigastric pain

How to use Malirid Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Malirid 7.5 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Malirid Tablet works

Malirid 7.5 mg Tablet is a an antiparasitic medication which treats malaria. It works by increasing the levels of haeme in the blood, a substance toxic to the malarial parasite. This kills the parasite and stops the infection from spreading.

Malirid Tablet related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Malirid 7.5 mg Tablet 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.
Malirid 7.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Malirid 7.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Malirid 7.5 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Malirid 7.5 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Malirid

Dear sir, I have infected with malaria can you tell proper treatment my platelets is less than 48 k please guide me
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
malaria mai platelet kyu kam hoga
My son have maleriya and dengue positive. As per blood reports Platelets are 1.95 Next day 1.70 Yesterday 1.85 lacks Admitted in nursing home Continue drip for fluid deficiency taking care Now What we have to take careAlso bp normal Ultrasound normal Chest x ray normalAll other blood reports normal
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
All that is required for Dengue is Plenty of fluids and what I gather from your information , he does not require hospitalisation . For malaria he must have already got treatmentfor more information on Dengue read my article
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User Feedback


Q. Is Malirid a sulfa drug/does Malirid contain sulfa?

No. Malirid is neither a sulfa drug nor contain sulfa

Q. Is Malirid safe?

Malirid is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Malirid a prodrug?

Derivatives of Malirid are available in prodrug form, after metabolism Malirid gets converted into carboxyprimaquine

Q. What is Malirid phosphate used for/ what does Malirid treat?

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

Q. Why is Malirid given in falciparum malaria?

Malirid is active against primary erythrocytic stage of malarial parasite called Plasmodium falciparum, so it is given in falciparum malaria

Q. Does Malirid treat chlamydia?

No. Malirid is specifically used in the treatment of malaria and Pneumocystis pneumonia. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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