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Side effect(s) of Pyrimethamine- Sulfadoxine

Read the side effects of Pyrimethamine- Sulfadoxine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Blood- Decrease in white blood cells, bone marrow depression, decrease in platelets, anemia, bruising, poor blood clot, methemoglobinemia, and increase in eosinophils.

Allergic Reactions- Rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing.

Skin- Severe allergic reactions, hair loss.

Eye- Photosensitivity, swelling in the eye.

Gastrointestinal - Inflammation of tongue, mouth infection, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pains, diarrhea, inflammation of liver or pancreas, feeling of fullness, and transient rise of liver enzymes.

Central Nervous System - Depression, headache, hallucinations, fatigue, nervousness, fainting. Sleeplessness, inflammation of nerves, involuntary movements, emotion, muscle weakness.

Respiratory- Pulmonary infiltrates resembling eosinophilic or lung inflammation.

Genitourinary- Kidney failure, interstitial nephritis, decreased urination, and crystals in urine.

Miscellaneous - Drug fever, chills, and LE phenomenon have occurred.

Other Precautions : *Take full course of treatment.
*If there is no improvement in your health condition or if they become worse consult with your doctor.

Drug Name : Pyrimethamine- Sulfadoxine

Pyrimethamine- Sulfadoxine(Fansidar) generic is an antimalarial agent, prescribed for treatment of falciparum malaria, resistant to chloroquine. It blocks the formation of folinic acid within the malaria organism, which kills the parasite.
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