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Pyrimethamine (Daraprim) is a drug prescribed to treat Toxoplasma gondii (toxoplasmosis) and plasmodia (malaria) infections. Side effects, drug interactions, dosing, storage, and pregnancy and breastfeeding information should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.

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    • Toxoplasmosis Toxoplasmosis (toxo) is a parasitic infection that causes flulike symptoms, swollen lymph nodes, and muscle aches and pains that...learn more »
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      • Toxoplasmosis facts
      • What is toxoplasmosis?
      • What is the cause of toxoplasmosis?
      • What factors increase the risk of acquiring toxo?
      • What are the usual symptoms of toxoplasmosis?
      • Why do some people develop severe problems from toxo?
      • Can toxoplasmosis develop into a more serious illness in babies?
      • What is meant by a baby developing "a more severe case of toxo"?
      • How is toxo diagnosed in the lab?
      • How can toxoplasmosis be prevented?
      • Am I able to keep my cat?
      • Once infected with toxo, is my cat always able to spread the infection to me?
      • What is the treatment for toxoplasmosis?
      • What is the prognosis for toxoplasmosis?
    • Malaria Malaria is a disease that is spread by the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito. Malaria symptoms include fever, chills,...learn more »
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      Malaria Article
      • Malaria facts
      • What is malaria?
      • Is malaria contagious?
      • What causes malaria?
      • What are risk factors for malaria? Is it possible to prevent malaria?
      • What are malaria symptoms and signs?
      • How do physicians diagnose malaria?
      • What is the treatment for malaria?
      • What is the prognosis of malaria?
      • Is there a malaria vaccine?
      • Can malaria reoccur after treatment?
    • Antibiotic Resistance (Drug Resistance, Antimicrobial Resistance) Drug resistance (antimicrobial resistance) is the ability of bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses to grow, even in the...learn more »
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      Antibiotic Resistance (Drug Resistance, Antimicrobial Resistance) Article
      • Drug resistance facts*
      • Antimicrobial
      • Antibiotic
      • Antibacterial
      • MRSA and VRE
      • What is drug resistance?
      • History of antimicrobial drug resistance
      • Causes of antimicrobial drug resistance
      • Diagnosis of antimicrobial drug resistance
      • Treatment of antimicrobial drug resistance
      • Prevention of antimicrobial drug resistance
      • Antimicrobial resistance: A growing health issue
      • Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
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      • Microbes increasingly resistant to drugs
    • Travel Medicine Travelers should prepare for their trip by visiting their physician to get the proper vaccinations and obtain the necessary...learn more »
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      Travel Medicine Article
      • Why should travelers see a physician before they leave on a trip?
      • What diseases occur in travelers, and how can disease be prevented?
      • Traveler's diarrhea
      • Malaria
      • Meningitis and encephalitis
      • Yellow fever
      • Hepatitis A
      • Typhoid fever
      • Polio
      • Cholera
      • What about diseases for which there is no vaccine or preventive medication?
      • What is safe to eat and drink while traveling?
      • What can I do to avoid insect bites?
      • What should be in my travel first-aid kit or medicine kit?
      • What are the medical concerns with jet lag?
      • What if I have a medical condition or a chronic disease?
      • What if I'm traveling while pregnant?
      • What about traveling with children?
      • Travel health insurance & medical evacuation insurance
      • Travel safety and health alerts
      • Where can I find additional information?
    • Is Malaria Contagious? Malaria is transmitted via the bite of an infected mosquito. The incubation period for malaria depends upon the species of...learn more »
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      Is Malaria Contagious? Article
      • What is malaria?
      • Is malaria contagious?
      • What is the incubation period for malaria?
      • How is malaria transmitted?
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