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Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet

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Introduction

Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination medicine that is prescribed to treat malaria. It fights against the infection by preventing the growth of the parasites inside the body.

Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine. It is to be taken with food and take it at a fixed time regularly. Take the medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. A missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment should be completed for better efficacy.

Some common side effects of this medicine are headaches, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, weakness, indigestion, etc. You may also feel dizzy, thus it is advised not to drive or operate machinery. To overcome dizziness you should drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medication for any health conditions. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine.

Uses of Rimodar Kid Tablet

Side effects of Rimodar Kid Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Rimodar Kid

  • 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.

Safety Advice

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.
Breastfeeding
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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Quick Tips

  • Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet must be taken with food at the same time every day.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • It is advisable to drink plenty of fluids and a healthy diet while taking the medicine.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how medicine affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking medication as it may cause increased side effects.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI MALARIALS

Patient Concerns

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Coughing continuously, which results vomiting. local doctor suggests Beridil (Viibery), Clamp kid 228.5 mg & Leconfield my kid (mankind) But now same not stop
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
For cough, cold -- Prevent dehydration. Fluids may help thin secretions and soothe an irritated throat. Dry, hacking coughs respond to honey in hot water, tea, or lemon juice. Drink plenty of fluids to replace those lost from sweating and having a runny nose, get plenty of rest, eat healthily ? a low-fat, high-fibre diet is recommended, including plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables. OTC drugs, gargling with salt water and sucking on menthol sweets can help relieve a sore throat and blocked nose, are generally safe for older children and adults to take, but might not be suitable for babies, young children. Avoid applying Vicks VapoRub to babies and toddlers.You should never give children under 4 years of age over-the-counter cough and cold products without checking with your child's doctor. These medicines may harm young children. There are many underlying causes of cough and cold. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you specific treatment. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
Last three days pain with teeth ache
Dr. Rohan Bhatt
Dental Surgery
Vist to kid dentist
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet?

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 25 mg/500 mg Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Rimodar Kid 25 mg/500 mg Tablet 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 25 mg/500 mg Tablet 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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Expires on or after: March, 2021

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