Malaria

This page contains the most recent discussion threads pertaining to Malaria, as well as a list of all of the drugs falling within this category.


Malaria Overview

Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease affecting humans and other animals caused by parasitic single-celled microorganisms belonging to the Plasmodium group.[2] Malaria causes symptoms that typically include fever, tiredness, vomiting, and headaches.[1] In severe cases it can cause yellow skin, seizures, coma, or death.[1] Symptoms usually begin ten to fifteen days after being bitten by an infected mosquito.[2] If not pro...

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White Pill 303 325

White capslue Pill 303 325 hour glass ## Hi, Kim! Where did you find it? The hourglass logo is used by Ivax Pharmaceuticals, but I am not finding a listing for this anywhere, so I'm wondering if it may be an older medication that is no longer being manufactured. Does anyone else recognize this tablet? I'll keep looking and post back when I have more information for you. ## I believe this capsule 303 325 with what looks like an hour glass is Quinine Sulfate. It probably came out of Mexico. This is the same capsule which came out of Mexico. I can only guess that the 325 would represent 325 mg. ## White capsule on one side it has 303on top then325 under it and on the left of the pill it is a sign like a hour glass

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ZIFI 200mg Tablet For Typhoid Fever

Dosage for adult - How many days for treatment - Side effects - Precautions - Etc. ## My family doctor has prescribed ZIFI 200mg Tablet for a week [daily two tablets for seven days]. After four days my body temp. became normal. Hence I thought that how long should I take this treatment. I am now completely well. Thank you for your co-operation in taking intrest in my illness. ## My son 7 years old had a fever 102--103 for 6 days post that on the 7 th day did a test for typhoid and malaria which came negative after a week he suddenly had a low grade fever and looked very washed out so at the start of week 3 did a typhoid test which came positve the dr has prescribed him zifi 200 mg for 10 days wanted to know how come the typhoid test when the fever was on came negative also the dr has no...

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Apiol Steel Side Effects

I took 3 doses of apiol steel and 3 doses of white Quinn. What are the possible side effects? ## I took two tablets of Apiol and steel for prevention.....What are the side effects I should be aware of? ## What are the possible side effects of Apiol and Steel pills? I am feeling like I'm pregnant but I used a pregnancy test strip and it's indicating negative.

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maroon round pill has p97 only printed

Has p97 only printed on one side.... And is maroonish brown all the way thru..... ## Pill P97 on one size nothing on the other color maroon, would like like to know for what older men take it. Does it cause some type of infection? ## The closest matching description I see here is a round pink pill with P97 on one side and a small "[w]" on the other (enclosed in a box - all in black ink). Apparently it contains 26.3mgs of Primaquine phosphate; which is an antimalarial drug used specifically for treating vivax malaria. Just for reference, this pill also carries a National Drug Code of: 00024-1596. You can click the Drug Code link for more specific details and a pill image. Do either of you happen to have any additional clues as to the pill's origin, where it was found/purchase...

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Dark maroon round pill P97

Just want to know what it is. ... ## Round dark maroon pill with p97 on one side nothing on other ## The closest matching imprint comes up as a round pink pill with P97 on one side and a small "[w]" on the other (enclosed in a box - all in black ink). Apparently it contains 26.3mgs of Primaquine phosphate; which is an antimalarial drug used specifically for treating vivax malaria. Just for reference, this pill also carries a National Drug Code of: 00024-1596. You can click the link on the Drug Code for more details and a pill image. Do either of you happen to have any additional clues as to the pill's origin, where it was found/purchased or what it was believed to be? ## it is PHENAZIOYRIDINE HCI. It is used for urinary pain relief. ## Its an azo for urinary pain relief or k...

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Pill identity of RF 21

I found some other pills in my husband's pocket when he came back from overseas, so I am curious as to what this pill is, marked with 'RF 21'? ## I found a white tablet in my husband's pockets and it's written RF 21. What is the use of that pill? ## Hello Manana, I was unable able to find a pill that exactly fits your description, but I was able to find a pill with the imprint RF 27 which looks like it could easily be mistaken for a RF 21. The pill I found was a Chloroquine 250 MG tablet. This medication is used to prevent and treat malaria. Here is some additional information I found on this medication. (NDC 63304-460) Active Ingredients: - Chloroquine Phosphate 250mg Inactive Ingredients: - Colloidal Silicon Dioxide - Starch, Corn - Hypromelloses - Magnesium Stear...

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hydroxychlor 200mg

first treatment for r a ## What are the side effects of hydroxychlor? ## I believe you are referring to Hydroxychloroquine. It is used to treat arthritis, malaria, and lupus. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, confusion, fainting, muscle tenderness, weakness, increased risk of bleeding, and easy bruising. Has this medication been prescribed for you? Are you on any other medications?

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What Are The Side Effects Of Hydroxychloroquine

If using this med for long term treatment, what are the long term effects? Does it affect your eye sight? ## Hi marge, From what I could gather, this medication can affect your eye sight. Whether or not it's based on long term or short term use is not stated, as these drugs can affect everyone differently. You can view the list of side effects posted below: headache dizziness loss of appetite nausea diarrhea stomach pain vomiting skin rash If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately: reading or seeing difficulties (words, letters, or parts of objects missing) sensitivity to light blurred distance vision seeing light flashes or streaks difficulty hearing ringing in ears muscle weakness bleeding or bruising of the skin bleaching or loss of hair mood o...

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hydroxychloroquine 200mg gluten free for celiac patient

I began hydroxychloroquine on jan 19th & yesterday my primary took me off the med. Now my body is covered with hives and i've not slept for 2 days/nights, i am exhausted. I have rheumatoid arthritis, celiac disease and severe osteoporosis. I did the best i could to see if this product is gluten free but im not finding any results. Can you help me with this please? ## Hi Larry, Sorry to hear about your situation. Do you happen to know what imprint is on your hydroxychloroquine pill and/or who the manufacturer is? With this information, I could more easily investigate those types of specific details. According to the FDA, brand name Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) 200mg made by Sanofi-Aventis contains the following set of inactive ingredients: Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Hydroxyprop...

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watson 716 325mg

white capsule ## I am a nurse practitioner attempting to identify Watson capsule 716 White Capsule, also has 325 on it. ## Watson Laboratories lists this tablet as containing 325mgs of Quinine, which is most commonly used to prevent malaria. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, mood changes, and blurred vision. Is there anything else I can help with?

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