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Maldox Tablets, 3 Tablets
Maldox tablets are an antimalarial designed for the prevention of malaria. This highly effective preparation is suitable for both adults and children, making it the perfect choice for families travelling to countries where malaria is present. Maldox tablets are extremely long acting, ensuring protection against the different development stages of the parasite with a single dose. With its unrivaled effectiveness against even the most resistant strains of malaria, Maldox tablets offer peace of mind to those travelling to areas where this deadly disease is prevalent. Pregnant women can rest assured that Maldox tablets offer them the best possible protection against malaria, with the added bonus of minimum risk of resistance development. When it comes to choosing an antimalarial, there is simply no better choice . The protective effect of a single dose lasts for approximately four weeks and this preparation is compatible with other antimalarial drugs and with antibiotics. It does not influence the action of antidiabetic agents.
Benefits of Maldox Tablets:
- Treatment of all forms of malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium malariae.
- Can be used for prophylaxis in areas of chloroquine resistance.
Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use Maldox Tablets?
Maldox tablets should not be used while breasfeeding. An alternative to this medication should be prescribed or you should stop breastfeeding while using this medicine.
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What is the price of Maldox Tabletss in Nigeria?
The price of Maldox Tablets is N350
Where can you buy Maldox Tablets In Nigeria?
You can Buy Maldox Tablets at Asset Pharmacy Lagos Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.
1A, Olugbesan Close, Off Adegbeyemi Street, Allen Street, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
How to Use
How to use
- For treatment of malaria:
- Adults and teenagers: 3 tablets as a single dose on the third day of quinine therapy.
- Children: Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor.
- For self-treatment of presumed malaria:
- Adults and teenagers: 3 tablets as a single dose when you get a fever and medical care is not available.
- Children 2 months of age and older: Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The dose may range from ½ tablet to 3 tablets taken as a single dose.
- For prevention of malaria:
- Adults and teenagers: 1 tablet once every seven days, or 2 tablets once every fourteen days.
- Children 2 months of age and older: Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The dose may range from ¼ tablet to ¾ tablet taken once every seven days, or ½ tablet to 1½ tablets taken once every fourteen days.
If this medicine causes skin rash, itching, redness, sores in the mouth or on the genitals (sex organs), or sore throat, check with your doctor immediately. These may be early warning signs of more serious skin or related problems that could develop later.
Malaria is spread by mosquitoes. If you are living in, or will be traveling to, an area where there is a chance of getting malaria, the following mosquito-control measures will help to prevent infection:
- If possible, sleep under mosquito netting to avoid being bitten by malaria-carrying mosquitoes.
- Wear long-sleeved shirts or blouses and long trousers to protect your arms and legs, especially from dusk through dawn when mosquitoes are out.
- Apply mosquito repellant to uncovered areas of the skin from dusk through dawn when mosquitoes are out.
For patients taking this medicine to prevent malaria :
- It is very important that your doctor check your progress at regular visits. This medicine may cause blood problems, especially if it is taken for a long time.
- If this medicine causes anemia, your doctor may want you to take leucovorin (e.g., folinic acid, Wellcovorin) to help clear up the anemia. If so, it is important to take the leucovorin every day while you are taking this medicine. Do not miss any doses.
- Sulfadoxine and pyrimethamine combination may cause blood problems. These problems may result in a greater chance of certain infections, slow healing, and bleeding of the gums. Therefore, you should be careful when using regular toothbrushes, dental floss, and toothpicks. Dental work should be delayed until your blood counts have returned to normal. Check with your medical doctor or dentist if you have any questions about proper oral hygiene (mouth care) during treatment.
- Sulfadoxine and pyrimethamine combination may cause your skin to be more sensitive to sunlight than it is normally. Exposure to sunlight, even for brief periods of time, may cause a skin rash, itching, redness or other discoloration of the skin, or a severe sunburn. When you begin taking this medicine:
- Stay out of direct sunlight, especially between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., if possible.
- Wear protective clothing, including a hat. Also, wear sunglasses.
- Apply a sun block product that has a skin protection factor (SPF) of at least 15. Some patients may require a product with a higher SPF number, especially if they have a fair complexion. If you have any questions about this, check with your health care professional.
- Apply a sun block lipstick that has an SPF of at least 15 to protect your lips.
- Do not use a sunlamp or tanning bed or booth.
If you have a severe reaction from the sun, check with your doctor.
For patients taking this medicine to self-treat presumed malaria:
- Seek medical help as soon as possible, especially if your symptoms do not improve within 48 hours.
Studies in women breastfeeding have demonstrated harmful infant effects. An alternative to this medication should be prescribed or you should stop breastfeeding while using this medicine.
Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, in other cases two different medicines may be used together even if an interaction might occur. In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. When you are taking this medicine, it is especially important that your healthcare professional know if you are taking any of the medicines listed below. The following interactions have been selected on the basis of their potential significance and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
Using this medicine with any of the following medicines is not recommended. Your doctor may decide not to treat you with this medication or change some of the other medicines you take.
Using this medicine with any of the following medicines is usually not recommended, but may be required in some cases. If both medicines are prescribed together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use one or both of the medicines.
- Cholera Vaccine, Live
Using this medicine with any of the following medicines may cause an increased risk of certain side effects, but using both drugs may be the best treatment for you. If both medicines are prescribed together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use one or both of the medicines.
- Aminolevulinic Acid
Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. Discuss with your healthcare professional the use of your medicine with food, alcohol, or tobacco.
Other Medical Problems
The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of this medicine. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially:
- Anemia or other blood problems—Patients with these problems may have an increase in side effects involving the blood
- Kidney disease or
- Liver disease—Patients with kidney and/or liver disease may have an increased chance of side effects
- Porphyria—This medicine may cause an attack of porphyria
- Seizure disorders, such as epilepsy—High doses of this medicine may increase the chance of convulsions (seizures)
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:
- increased sensitivity of skin to sunlight
- irritation or soreness of tongue
- skin rash
- Black, tarry stools
- bleeding or crusting sores on lips
- blood in urine or stools
- chest pain
- cough or hoarseness
- loss of appetite
- lower back or side pain
- muscle cramps or pain
- painful or difficult urination
- pinpoint red spots on skin
- redness, blistering, peeling, or loosening of skin
- sore mouth
- sore throat
- sores, ulcers, and/or white spots in mouth
- sores on lips
- swelling in upper abdominal area
- unusual bleeding or bruising
- unusual tiredness or weakness
- yellow eyes or skin
- Abdominal or stomach pain
- changes in facial skin color
- fast or irregular breathing
- tenderness, itching, or burning of skin
- puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes
- shortness of breath, troubled breathing, tightness in chest, and/or wheezing
- swelling of front part of neck
Symptoms of overdose
- Bleeding or bruising (severe)
- clumsiness or unsteadiness
- convulsions (seizures)
- fever and sore throat
- irritation or soreness of tongue
- loss of appetite
- unusual tiredness or weakness
- vomiting (severe)
Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
- Pain in joints
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
|Sulphadoxine 25mg + Pyrimethamine 500mg
How to store
How to store
Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.
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