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How soon after taking pyrimethamine will my symptoms improve?

Rates of improvement will vary depending on your dose and what you are taking pyrimethamine to treat. Malaria treatments may require as little as two days, so you may see improvement there quickly. Toxoplasmosis, on the other hand, may take weeks of treatment to improve. If you are taking pyrimethamine to prevent malaria, you may not notice any improvement because the drug is keeping you from developing a disease, rather than treating particular symptoms. If you have any questions about how long pyrimethamine will take in your particular situation, talk to your doctor.

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