Generic Name: Pyrimethamine
|Strength||Per Unit Price||Price|
|25mg (50 tablets)||$0.76||$38.99|
|25mg (100 tablets)||$0.55||$76 $55
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CHEMICAL NAME Pyrimethamine (py-ri-meth-amine)
Daraprim (Pyrimethamine) is used with medication like sulfonamide to treat serious issues like parasite infection of the body, brain or eyes. It helps to treat toxoplasmosis infection in people with HIV infection.
The medication belongs to class of drugs called as antiparasitics and works by acting on the infection
It is important to understand that the medication does not prevent malaria. So, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or if you are breastfeeding so that the medical professional can plan your dosage accordingly.
Common side effects of using Daraprim (Pyrimethamine) includes - nausea, loss of appetite, vomiting, etc.
However, much serious side effects may include -
Do not use the Daraprim (Pyrimethamine) if you are allergic to it or if you have certain health issues like diabetes, liver or kidney issues, seizures, low red blood cells, low folic acid level, malnutrition, alcoholism, low platelet count, etc.
Before you start using the medication, talk to your doctor about your existing medical conditions and the Over the counter drugs or supplements. Also, inform your doctor if you are using lorazepam, sulfa drugs, penicillamine, proguanil, Zidovudine, chemotherapy, cytosine, etc.
Questions and Answers | Daraprim
1. Can I flush the medication?
Answer - It is important to not to flush the same in the toilet. Neither must it be stored in the medicine cabinet as humidity may affect the outcomes of the medication. Proper discussion must be taken up with the healthcare provider before continuing with the medication.
2. Can I drink alcohol with this medication?
Answer- If you are taking the above medication, avoid the use of alcohol, marijuana, drugs, alcoholic beverages, etc.
The medication reacts strongly and will affect your alertness and may cause accidents.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The knowledge provided is meant to raise an understanding of knowledge regarding wellbeing and does not recommend medication or evaluation. Such material is not a substitution for clinical medical treatment and can not be taken as suggesting or advising that it is healthy, acceptable or efficient for you to take the medication. Consult a health care provider and specialist for psychological therapy and diagnosis.