PYXIN KID TABLET

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11.51
₹2.88/tablet
4 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of PYXIN KID 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 PYXIN KID 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 PYXIN KID TABLET works

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

In Depth Information on PYXIN KID 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for PYXIN KID TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pyxin kid 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Patients may experience dizziness, or convulsions , and they
should avoid driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for PYXIN KID 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.