Active Ingredient(s): Pyrimethamine + Sulfadoxine
FDA Approved: * October 28, 1981
Pharm Company: * ROCHE
Category: Malaria

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Fansidar Overview

Sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine, sold under the brand name Fansidar, is a combination medication used to treat malaria.[1][2] It contains sulfadoxine (a sulfonamide) and pyrimethamine (an antiprotozoal).[3] For the treatment of malaria it is typically used along with other antimalarial medication such as artesunate.[3] In areas of Africa with moderate to high rates of malaria, three doses are recommended during the second and third tri...

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Does takin oralcon help stop my prolonged period ## I took oralcon on 24th February 2017. I did my period on 5th February 2017. After taking the first 5 tablets I started my period. I stopped taking the pill till I finished my period. When I finished my periods I continued with the white pills again on 21 March 2017 I started my periods after taking fansidar the antimalarial drug. Ever since I have been bleeding but not heavy bleeding. What could have gone wrong with my cycle.


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Pyrimethamine + Sulfadoxine
  • Tablet: 25mg + 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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