Daraprim is a prescription medication that is used to treat certain types of malaria and toxoplasmosis. Daraprim contains the anti-parasite drug pyrimethamine and works by preventing parasites from growing and reproducing. When treating malaria, Daraprim is typically taken alongside another medication such as chloroquine or quinine.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Daraprim include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of pyrimethamine:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Daraprim?
If you miss a dose of Daraprim, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Daraprim?
Daraprim is available in a strength of 25mg.