Pyrimethamine (trade name Daraprim) is a medication used for protozoal
infections. It is commonly used as an antimalarial drug and to treat Toxoplasma
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Pyrimethamine is a synthetic derivative of ethyl-pyrimidine with potent
antimalarial properties. Pyrimethamine is a competitive inhibitor of dihydrofolate
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Oct 12, 2015 ... Consumer information about the prescription medication pyrimethamine (
Daraprim) used to treat toxoplasma gondii (toxoplasmosis) and ...
Jun 13, 2005 ... Pyrimethamine is a folic acid antagonist and the rationale for its therapeutic
action is based on the differential requirement between host and ...
DARAPRIM (pyrimethamine) is an antiparasitic compound available in tablet
form for oral administration. Each scored tablet contains 25 mg pyrimethamine
Apr 1, 2015 ... Pyrimethamine is an antiprotozoal medicine. Antiprotozoals work by killing
protozoa (tiny, one-celled animals) or preventing their growth.
Giving the antiparasitic drugs pyrimethamine and sulfadiazine is standard
treatment for congenital toxoplasmosis, but it is not yet known which regimen of ...
Dec 14, 2015 ... Leucovorin protects the bone marrow from the toxic effects of pyrimethamine. If
the patient has a hypersensitivity reaction to sulfa drugs, ...