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Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of malaria. It works by stopping the growth of microorganisms and killing the existing ones that cause malaria.

It is advisable to take Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet at a fixed time each day to maintain consistent levels of medicine in the blood. In case you have missed any doses, take it as soon as you remember it. Never skip any doses and finish a full course of treatment even if you feel better. It may cause side effects like nausea, vomiting, fatigue, feeling of fullness, dizziness and headache. It may also cause diarrhea, so its better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration.

Uses of Rimodar Kid Tablet

Rimodar Kid Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Feeling of fullness
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Mouth sore
  • Skin rash

How to use Rimodar Kid 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. Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Rimodar Kid Tablet works

Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Pyrimethamine and Sulphadoxine which treat malaria. Pyrimethamine is an antiparasitic medicine which 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. Sulphadoxine is an antibiotic which stops the bacteria from producing folic acid, a nutrient required for bacterial multiplication.

Rimodar Kid Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rimodar Kid

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Ge my self v.k tiwari mbbs md i fill the patient information above she is my regular patient shi is suffering from malaria(complication frist trimester of pregnancy) my frist prescription was tab. QUININE 300 OD tab calpol 500 bd and tab oflomac cx bd for 7 days and with iron abd mv supplements. But the patient have not seems any improvement. Give me a proper treatment for her malaria complicationDR suggest me can i give her inj arteether 75 mg and tab LUMERAX 80 AND Tab PRIMAQUINE??
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Please refer the patient to a MD physician
My father is in tanjania south Africa he is suffering frm malaria he took amoxcilin 625 mg after taking that he is not getting response frm other medicines
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
Bhai no use of amoxycilin in malariaU have to take antimalari medsThat is chaloroquine and artemis
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Rimodar Kid?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Rimodar Kid when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Rimodar Kid and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Rimodar Kid as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

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References
  1. Pyrimethamine+Sulphadoxine. Basel, Switzerland: F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Pyrimethamine. Research Triangle Park, North Carolina: DSM Pharmaceuticals; 2003. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Sulphadoxine. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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