Active Ingredient(s): Pyrimethamine
FDA Approved: * January 23, 1953
Category: Malaria

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Daraprim Overview

Pyrimethamine, sold under the brand name Daraprim among others, is a medication used with leucovorin to treat the parasite diseases toxoplasmosis and cystoisosporiasis.[3][4] It is also used with dapsone as a second-line option to prevent Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in people with HIV/AIDS.[3] It was previously used for malaria but is no longer recommended due to resistance.[3] Pyrimethamine is taken by mouth.[3&...

Read more Daraprim Details
Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyrimethamine

Recent Daraprim Forums: RSS Feed


how many and how long or days? ## What has your doctor advised? Daraprim contains the active ingredient Pyrimethamine, which is used to treat protozoal infections and the dosag can vary, depending on how severe the infection is. For instance, it can start with a range anywhere from 50 to 75mgs a day, coupled with other medications and can be taken for a span ranging anywhere from 1 to 3 weeks.


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Tablet: 25mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Daraprim: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0179-0090 Daraprim 25 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 52054-330 Daraprim 25 mg Oral Tablet by Amedra Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • 52125-003 Daraprim 25 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 69413-330 Daraprim 25 mg Oral Tablet by Turing Pharmaceuticals LLC

Other drugs which contain Pyrimethamine or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

Related Daraprim Topics:

how many and how long or days? ## What has your doctor advised? Daraprim contains the active ingredient Pyrimethamine, w... 1 reply

Note: All times displayed are GMT - 7.

This information has been independently compiled and is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a qualified healthcare professional; nor is it intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For more details please see the Medical Disclaimer. This page was last updated on 6 May 2021.

We are committed to your privacy.

Copyright © 2005-2021 All Rights Reserved. MedsChat® is a registered trademark of Limelight Innovations L.L.C. 9888 W Belleview Ave #5000, Denver, CO, 80123, USA