- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 Precautions for PYXIN KID TAB and its Constituents
- 5 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 6 Common Side-Effects
- 7 Serious Side-Effects
- 8 Rare Side-Effects
- 9 Technical Classification
- 10 Available Alternatives for PYXIN KID TAB
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OverviewPYXIN KID TAB is a Schedule H drug.
PYXIN KID TAB is composed of: PYRIMETHAMINE ( ), SULPHADOXINE ( )
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. It is usually taken with a sulfonamide. Discontinue if rash occurs.It 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.
UsagePYRIMETHAMINE is generally used to treat: Malaria, Toxoplasmosis
PYRIMETHAMINE can address symptoms like: Fever, Head Headache
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 5yrs
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor
Precautions for PYXIN KID TAB and its Constituents
- You should not use pyrimethamine if you are allergic to it.
- Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
- Follow your doctor’s dosing instructions very carefully.
- Take with food if pyrimethamine upsets your stomach or affects your appetite.
- Pyrimethamine is often given in combination with other medications.
- Use all medications as directed by your doctor. While using pyrimethamine, you may need frequent blood tests.
- Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose. Take with plenty of water to prevent crystal or stone formation in the urinary tract.
- Avoid excessive exposure to sun.
- Pyrimethamine when given with sulphonamide, it should be given with folic acid (vitamin) supplement.
- Do not take pyrimethamine if you have megaloblastic anemia due to folate deficiency.
Symptoms of OverdosagePYRIMETHAMINE over-dosage can result in: Abdomen Pain, Cough, Bloody Or Red Colored Vomit, Slow Or Irregular Breathing, Hyperactive Behavior, Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs), Difficult To Wake From Sleep
Common Side-EffectsPYRIMETHAMINE : Diarrhoea, Anorexia Nervosa, Anemia, Vomit, Loss Of Appetite, Black (tar) Colored Stools, Blood Or Red Colored Urine, Bloody Or Red Colored Stools, Cough, Fever, Chills, Lower Back Pain, Pain With Urination, Difficulty Urinating, Dizziness, Head Headache
Serious Side-EffectsPYRIMETHAMINE : Breathlessness, Pale Skin, Fatigue (tiredness), Throat Soreness, Rapid Breathing, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Easy Bleeding, Swollen Tongue
Rare Side-EffectsPYRIMETHAMINE : Skin Rash, Hives, Mouth Ulcer, Chest Pain, Mouth Soreness, Difficulty Swallowing, Fainting, Lightheadedness, Slow Or Irregular Breathing, Pounding Heart (pulse), Eyes Swelling, Rapid Breathing, Eyes Eye Irritation, Eyes Redness, Shortness Of Breath, Wheezing
Technical ClassificationPYRIMETHAMINE is categorized as: MISCELLANEOUS ANTIMALARIALS / ANTIMALARIAL AGENTS / ANTI-INFECTIVES
Available Alternatives for PYXIN KID TAB
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|MALOWIN A TAB||INR 20.95 for 2 TABLETS||SULPHADOXINE , PYRIMETHAMINE|
|PYRAMET TAB||INR 9.1 for 10 TABLETS||PYRIMETHAMINE , SULPHADOXINE|
|PYXIN KID TAB||INR 11.51 for 4 TABLETS||SULPHADOXINE , PYRIMETHAMINE|
What are the other drugs with similar Ingredients?
|CROYDOXIN FM 25MG/500MG TAB||INR 4.71 for 2 TABLETS||SULPHADOXINE 500.0 MG, PYRIMETHAMINE 25.0 MG|
|LARIDOX FORTE 37.5MG/750MG TAB||INR 7.55 for 2 TABLETS||SULPHADOXINE 750.0 MG, PYRIMETHAMINE 37.5 MG|
|MALASULF 12.5MG/250MG SUSP||INR 9.09 for 10 ML SUSPENSION||SULPHADOXINE 250.0 MG, PYRIMETHAMINE 12.5 MG|
|MALASULF 25MG/500MG TAB||INR 4.39 for 2 TABLETS||SULPHADOXINE 500.0 MG, PYRIMETHAMINE 25.0 MG|
|MALASULF FORTE 37.5MG/500MG TAB||INR 6.18 for 2 TABLETS||SULPHADOXINE 500.0 MG, PYRIMETHAMINE 37.5 MG|
|MALCIDAL 25MG/500MG SUSP||INR 8.57 for 10 ML SUSPENSION||SULPHADOXINE 500.0 MG, PYRIMETHAMINE 25.0 MG|
|MALOCIDE INJ||INR 190 for 2 ML INJECTION||PYRIMETHAMINE 60.0 MG, SULPHADOXINE|
|MALOCIDE TAB||INR 99.9 for 4 TABLETS||PYRIMETHAMINE 50.0 MG, SULPHADOXINE|
|METASULF 50MG/1000MG TAB||INR 7.06 for 2 TABLETS||SULPHADOXINE 1000.0 MG, PYRIMETHAMINE 50.0 MG|
|PYRALFIN 25MG/500MG TAB||INR 18.75 for 10 TABLETS||SULPHADOXINE 500.0 MG, PYRIMETHAMINE 25.0 MG|
|REZIZ 12.5MG/250MG SUSP||INR 11.63 for 10 ML SUSPENSION||SULPHADOXINE 250.0 MG, PYRIMETHAMINE 12.5 MG|
|REZIZ 25MG/500MG TAB||INR 4.27 for 2 TABLETS||SULPHADOXINE 500.0 MG, PYRIMETHAMINE 25.0 MG|
|RIMODAR 25MG/500MG TAB||INR 25.96 for 10 TABLETS||SULPHADOXINE 500.0 MG, PYRIMETHAMINE 25.0 MG|
|RIMODAR FORTE 37.5MG/750MG TAB||INR 4.81 for 2 TABLETS||SULPHADOXINE 750.0 MG, PYRIMETHAMINE 37.5 MG|
|RIMODAR KID 25MG/500MG TAB||INR 5.92 for 2 TABLETS||SULPHADOXINE 500.0 MG, PYRIMETHAMINE 25.0 MG|
|RTSUN SP 25MG/500MG TAB||INR 180 for 5 TABLETS||SULPHADOXINE 500.0 MG, PYRIMETHAMINE 25.0 MG|
|TESUNATE SP JUNIOR KIT||INR 93.5 for 5 KIT||SULPHADOXINE 500.0 MG, ARTESUNATE 100.0 MG, PYRIMETHAMINE 25.0 MG|
|TESUNATE SP KIT||INR 220 for 1 KIT||SULPHADOXINE 750.0 MG, ARTESUNATE 200.0 MG, PYRIMETHAMINE 37.5 MG|