TITLE

Pyrimethamine Toxicity

AUTHOR(S)
Fletcher, P. R.
PUB. DATE
February 1974
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;2/16/1974, Vol. 1 Issue 5902, p288
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
64109610

 

Related Articles

  • Pyrimethamine overdose.  // Reactions Weekly;12/17/2011, Issue 1382, p29 

    The article describes the case of a neonate who developed various toxicities after administration of pyrimethamine overdoses for asymptomatic congenital toxoplasmosis.

  • Pulmonary toxicity of malaria prophylaxis. Davidson, A.C.; Bateman, C.; Shovlin, C.; Marrinan, M.; Burton, G.H.; Cameron, I.R. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/12/88, Vol. 297 Issue 6658, p1240 

    Examines the pulmonary toxicity of malaria prophylaxis. Impact of toxicity on other body organs; Occurrence of systemic illness after pyrimethamine-sulfadoxine treatment; Importance of lung biopsy for the determination of eosinophilic pneumonia.

  • Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia Treated with Pyrimethamine and Sulfadiazine. Kirby, Henry B.; Kenamore, Bruce; Guckian, James C. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Oct71, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p505 

    Provides information on a study on the results of pyrimethamine and sulfadiazine therapy in adults with Pneumocystis carinii. Evaluation of the toxicity of the drugs; Patients of different ethnic backgrounds admitted for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia; Information on antimicrobial agents.

  • The potential role of azithromycin in the treatment or prophylaxis of toxoplasmosis. Chang, H. R. // International Journal of STD & AIDS;Jan1996 Supplement 1, Vol. 7, p18 

    Infection with Toxoplasma gondii is the most common parasitic infection worldwide with an estimated prevalence of 1-2 billion people. The risk of developing severe toxoplasmosis is higher for immunocompromised individuals and fetuses of mothers who have acquired a primo-infection. The current...

  • Antiretrovirals/pyrimethamine/sulfadoxine.  // Reactions Weekly;9/11/2010, Issue 1318, p11 

    The article describes the cases of seven patients who developed either Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) or toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) while receiving either pyrimethamine/sulfadoxine for malaria or lamivudine, nevapine and tenofovir for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.

  • Pancytopenia due to pyrimethamine triggered by transplant-associated microangiopathy after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. Mori, Takehiko; Kato, Jun; Okamoto, Shinichiro // Journal of Infection & Chemotherapy (Springer Science & Business;Dec2011, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p866 

    Toxoplasmosis is one of the life-threatening infections that can occur after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) and also solid organ transplantation. The standard treatment for toxoplasmosis is combination therapy with pyrimethamine and sulfadiazine, both of which inhibit folate...

  • Community Management of Anti-malarials in Africa and Iatrogenic Risk. Orostegui, LupĂ©; Balu, Laurent; Chevret, Laurent; Habes, Dalila; Pussard, Eric // Journal of Tropical Pediatrics;Jun2011, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p225 

    Distribution of anti-malarials at the community level is one of the interventions recommended to reduce mortality from febrile illnesses. Inappropriate treatment of fever with anti-malarials may result in missed diagnosis and delays in appropriate treatments including consideration of other...

  • Safety and toxicity of sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine: implications for malaria prevention in pregnancy using intermittent preventive treatment. Peters, Philip J.; Thigpen, Michael C.; Parise, Monica E.; Newman, Robert D. // Drug Safety;2007, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p481 

    Plasmodium falciparum infection during pregnancy is strongly associated with maternal anaemia and low birth weight, contributing to substantial morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. Intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy with sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine (IPTp-SP) has been one of...

  • pyrimethamine/sulfadiazine:. Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology;2000, p187 

    A definition of the term "pyrimethamine/sulfadiazine," is presented, which refers to a combined therapy using pyrimethamine and sulfadiazine.

  • Antimalarials/cotrimoxazole.  // Reactions Weekly;4/4/2009, Issue 1246, p7 

    The article describes the cases of patients who experienced Stevens-Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis following administration of cotrimoxazole, chloroquine, dihydroartemisinin and pyrimethamine. The drugs were used to treat patients with malaria, upper respiratory tract infection...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics