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How should I take pyrimethamine?

You should take pyrimethamine exactly as your doctor has prescribed. Pyrimethamine is generally taken daily. For the treatment of malaria it may be prescribed for as few as two days. The treatment of toxoplasmosis may require weeks of pyrimethamine treatment.

Pyrimethamine tablets should be taken with a full glass of water. If they cause an upset stomach, they may be taken with food.

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