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Maldox Suspension

Maldox suspension 15ml Sulfadoxine Pyrimethamine

What is Maldox Suspension?

It is an antimalarial drug used in the treatment of malaria infections. It is available on Drugstore Nigeria, an Online Pharmacy in Lagos.

Composition

It contains Pyrimethamine and Sulphadoxine as active ingredients.

Uses

It is used in the treatment of Malaria, diseases caused by toxoplasmas, Parasitic disease, and Malaria infections.

Dosage

Use as prescribed by a doctor.

Side Effects

Common side effects include Vomiting, Inflammation of the tongue, Abdominal pain, Urine retention, Headache, Fatigue, Painful urination, Nosebleed, Feeling of discomfort, Urge to vomit, Diarrhea, Tiredness, Abnormal skin pigmentation, Abnormal bruising, Change in blood test results, Fever, Anemia, Dizziness, and Weakness.

Precautions

Discontinue use if folic acid deficiency develops, though, you might need to take folic acid or leucovorin to avoid side effects. This product may increase the risks of cancer and should not be taken for more than 2 years.

Interactions

Maldox Suspension may interact with the following drugs and products: Leucovorin, Sulfonamides, and Trimethoprim.

Contraindications

It is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive and those who suffer from any of the following: 

Alcoholism, Allergic reactions, Blood dyscrasias, Bone marrow problems, Depression, Fits, Kidney or liver problems, and Megaloblastic anemia. Breastfeeding mothers and Infants less than 2 months of age, should not take this drug.

What is Maldox suspension used for?

Maldox suspension is used to kill the malaria parasites living inside red blood cells. It is used in the treatment of Malaria, diseases caused by toxoplasmas, Parasitic disease, and Malaria infections.

Why is Fansidar given in pregnancy?

Fansidar can be given in pregnancy if the benefit to the mother and fetus outweighs the risks. Pregnant women using the drug should also take folic acid supplements.

What are the side effects of Fansidar?

Common side effects include Stomach pain, Feeling full, Hair loss, Headache, Muscle weakness, Depression, and Nervousness.

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