Melar Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Melar Tablet

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Uses of Pyrimethamine

Pyrimethamine is used in the treatment of malaria.
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Side effects of Pyrimethamine

Common

Abnormal bruising, Abnormal skin pigmentation, Anemia, Change in blood test results, Dizziness, Headache, Vomiting, Weakness, Diarrhoea, Nausea.

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How to use Pyrimethamine

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.

How Melar Tablet works

Pyrimethamine is a weak base that reaches high concentration within the malarial parasite and causes accumulation of toxic heme pigment, which kills it.
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Uses of Sulfamethoxazole

Sulfamethoxazole is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Sulfamethoxazole

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Sulfamethoxazole

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.

How Melar Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Melar Tablet

Expert advice for Pyrimethamine

  • 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.

Expert advice for Sulfamethoxazole

  • Do not take further dose of taking sulfamethoxazole and consult your doctor at the first appearance of a skin rash, sore throat, fever, muscle, joints, bone pain or stiffness (arthralgia), cough, shortness of breath or jaundice.
  • Avoid excessive exposure to sunlight and wear sunscreen when going out.
  • Drink adequate water during sulfonamide therapy.
  • Do not start or continue the sulfamethoxazole tablets and consult your doctor If  you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Melar Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Melar 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
SAFE
Melar Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

There may be a possibility of skin rash in the baby
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Driving
It is not known whether Melar Tablet alters the ability to d
rive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Melar Tablet should be used with caution in patients with ki
dney disease. Dose adjustment of Melar Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Melar Tablet should be used with caution in patients with li
ver disease. Dose adjustment of Melar Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Melar Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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.

Frequently asked questions for Sulfamethoxazole

Q. Is Bactrim/Septrin/septran/ ciplin, sulphamethoxazole + trimethoprin a sulfa drug, penicillin, antibiotic?
Bactrim/Septrin/septran/ciplin are brand names for sulphamethoxazole + trimethoprin combination belongs to class of medications called sulfonamide antibiotic, it is a sulpha drug. Sulphamethoxazole + trimethoprin is not a penicillin antibiotic
Q. Is Sulphamethoxazole + trimethoprin combination safe?
Sulphamethoxazole + trimethoprin is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor
Q. What is sulphamethoxazole + trimethoprim used for?
Sulphamethoxazole + trimethoprim is used to treat or prevent lung infections, sinus infection, toxoplasmosis, nocardiosis (bacterial infection causing abscesses), urinary tract infections, bronchitis, ear infections
Q. Is sulphamethoxazole + trimethoprin good for tooth infection, bronchitis, upper respiratory tract infection, sore throat, strep throat, sinus infection, cough, acne, bacterial vaginosis, urinary tract infection, yeast infection, flu, kidney infection, and cover pseudomonas?
Sulphamethoxazole + trimethoprim can be used to treat tooth infection, upper respiratory tract infection, whooping cough, acne and kidney infection.Sulphamethoxazole + trimethoprim is not the drug of choice for bacterial vaginosis, strep throat or sore throat. Sulphamethoxazole + trimethoprim is not recommended for yeast infection and flu and is resistant towards pseudomonas aeruginosa
Q. Can I take sulphamethoxazole + trimethoprim with Tylenol/acetaminophen, Aleve/naproxen, Benadryl, prednisone, Adderall/amphetamine/dextroamphetamine, Xanax/alprazolam, Valtrex/valacyclovir, antacids, vitamins, aspirin?
Interaction is not observed, when sulphamethoxazole + trimethoprim is taken with acetaminophen, naproxen, Benadryl, prednisone, amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, alprazolam, valacyclovir, antacids, vitamins, aspirin however do consult your doctor before use
Q. Can I take Interaction is not observed with birth control pills?
Interaction is not observed when sulphamethoxazole + trimethoprim is taken with birth control pills. Please consult your doctor before use
Q. Does sulphamethoxazole + trimethoprim make you tired, cause headache?
Sulphamethoxazole + trimethoprim can make you tired and can cause headache.
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