Pyramet Tablet

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Composition for Pyramet Tablet

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9.1
₹0.91/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Pyramet 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 Pyramet 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 Sulphadoxine

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

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Sulphadoxine

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 Pyramet Tablet works

Sulphadoxine is an antibiotic. It stops the bacteria from producing folic acid, a nutrient required for bacterial multiplication.

In Depth Information on Pyramet 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.
Pyramet Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Pyramet Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pyramet Tablet 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Pyramet Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Pyramet Tablet alters the ability to
drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Pyramet Tablet should be used with caution in patients with
kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pyramet Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Pyramet Tablet should be used with caution in patients with
liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pyramet Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Pyramet Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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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