Malirid DS Tablet

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Ipca Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Malirid 15mg Tablet

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₹4.59/Tablet
7 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Malirid Tablet

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Uses of Malirid Tablet

Malirid DS Tablet is used in the treatment of malaria.
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Side effects of Malirid Tablet

Common

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

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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. It is better to take Malirid DS Tablet with food.

How Malirid Tablet works

Malirid ds tablet 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

Expert advice for Malirid Tablet

  • 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 DS Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Malirid DS 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.
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Lactation
Malirid DS Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Malirid DS Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Malirid
DS Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Malirid
DS Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Malirid 15mg Tablet

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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