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Pyrimethamine

Pyrimethamine
Pyrimethamine is an antiparasite medicine that helps prevent parasites from growing and reproducing in the body. Pyrimethamine is used in adults and children to treat or prevent certain types of malaria. However, pyrimethamine is generally not preferred as a medicine Pyrimethamine is also used to treat toxoplasmosis, an infection caused by the Toxoplasma parasite. Pyrimethamine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Pyrimethamine
DRUG TYPE
Malaria

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Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use pyrimethamine if you have a blood cell disorder called megaloblastic anemia that has been caused by folate deficiency.

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